JAN 31-FEB 2, 2023

Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability

Monday, February 7 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

INSTRUCTOR:  Tag Gilkeson

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Orlando - Bayhill 26

REGISTRATION TYPE: IBS Expo-only, but additional purchase required


SIGNATURE GROUP(S): Pre-show Course


What It's About

The financial score card, or measurement of an owner’s or a company’s success, is based on managing your finances effectively. This course provides you with the basics of financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems, and financing options that will enable you to track and analyze cost of goods, overhead, and individual job costs as well as communicate about them effectively. Topics include accounting terminology, a chart of accounts, types of records and reports to be maintained, and loan products that can provide financing alternatives.

As a graduate of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define concepts and terminology basic to construction business accounting
  • Describe the value and use of common financial reports in measuring business performance, job cost accounting and variance analysis
  • Explain the importance and process of measuring and analyzing job cost against performance
  • Identify the essentials of operating capital funding methods
  • Identify common construction and permanent mortgage products and the relative builder/client positions
  • Recognize the differences between active and passive income endeavors
  • Access templates for a personal budget, a company budget, a chart of accounts, an income statement and balance sheet reports

This course qualifies for:

  • 6.0 CE for AIBD
  • 6 LUs for AIA
  • 6 CE for all NAHB Designations except HCCP

Get the "Finding Hidden Profits: A Guide for Custom Builders, Remodelers, and Architects ebook free (value $31.99)" through BuilderBooks.com when you register for this course at IBS!

How to Register

Attendees must register separately for pre-show courses, which require an additional fee. If you are attending IBS, pre-show courses can be added during the IBS registration process. If you are not attending IBS you can register online in advance for a pre-show course only. Registration for pre-show courses will close in advance of the show. See the pre-show education information for details. Limited onsite registration may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


NAHB Council Member Fee: $249

NAHB/NKBA Member Fee: $279

Non-Member Fee: $419

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