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    Bill, Welcome to CFMA.  I hope you find this association very beneficial.  There are so many really great people in this group. Underbillings is specifically related to the asset account typically named, "Earnings in Excess of Billings", which in the ...

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    I'm with you, Robert.  I am unclear who is included in  "production FTE".  Mike, you responded to me once with the same: "Production FTEs are those that contribute to the fixed costs of the company (e.g., those employees whose employment costs are not ...

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    Thanks Todd.  How significant is the fee subs pay to use this?  Is it a flat amount or some percentage of their payment? ------------------------------ Garrett Shaw Assistant Controller On Site Management, Inc. Bozeman MT (406) 586-1500 ------------ ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    Brian, Are you using extras in Sage to track your change orders separately? If so, how well do the direct costs sync to Procore​'s budget? We are working on finding a good workflow for the budget/estimate synchronization. Thank you, Danielle Welch ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    This is similar to what we've done - we wrote a program in Access which pulls the data out of Foundation and lets us forecast the remaining work - actually cost code by cost code.  It's very detailed!  My concern is that it was written by a former employee ...

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    Yes we use the unit price module.  But you can only tie one cost code per line, so that doesn't work when we have several cost codes for a particular line. ------------------------------ Denise Day CPA Controller Phillips Hardy Inc. Boonville MO (660) ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    I've thought about this - it's just that some jobs might have 250 owner line numbers, so that would be alot of phases!  Do you have that as well?  We currently use the phases as an overall of the job - for example, roadwork, Bridge #1, Bridge #2, etc.  ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    Textura will handle payments and holds for Lien Waivers, and they will also handle billings...and Vista integrates with Textura. I was first introduced to Textura when I worked with a specialty sub. I didn't like it. It grew on me though and the ease ...

  • Posted in: General Inquiries

    You definitely need to take a look at Textura - electronic payments and they are not released until the waiver is signed. Safe, secure and a real time saver. I used them for years and could not be happier! ------------------------------ Lynne Pace BS ...

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    CFMA 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas in June provided unparalleled education opportunities, including general sessions, mini-conferences, breakout sessions, peer groups, and a multitude of social and networking experiences.   The 2020 Conference will be in our back yard - The Marriott Wardman Park, DC.  May 30- June 3, 2020.
  • Welcome to our newest members!

    We are happy to annouce the CFMA Piedmont Chapter's  two newest members: Courtney Ageon of LBA Haynes Strand PLLC and Robert Pfeiffer of WIMCO Corp.  Welcome!
  • Call for Speaker Submission for 2019 Midwest Regional Conference

    2019 Midwest Regional Conference is scheduled for September 22-23 at the Chicago Marriott, Oak Brook.
  • Welcome to Jenna Chung-Nakoa

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Honolulu Chapter of CFMA, we would like to welcome our newest member to our chapter, Jenna Chung-Nakoa of Road Builders Corporation.  We all look forward to meeting your at one of our upcoming events.
  • Seeking Experienced Construction Payroll Administrator

    We are seeking an experienced Construction Payroll Administrator. Responsible for ensuring prevailing wage compliance with public works projects. Salary: DOE Key Responsibilities: Maintain all Labor Compliance and Certified Payroll documents throughout the project in a timely and efficient manner Understanding of certified payroll requirements, union laborer agreements, federal, state and local regulations Provide verbal and/or correspondence assistance to subcontractors/vendors/owner ...
  • May Luncheon- Sexual Harrassment: A New Conversation

    ​Join us for our Monthly Luncheon on May 22, 2019 at Lawry's to discuss a topic that has been brought up more often in the workplace within the last couple of years. Since the #metoo movement the topic of Sexual Harassment in the workplace has been reintroduced with a serious tone, leaving Management to figure out how to address this sensitive topic.

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