Atlanta Building News
March 13, 2012

Business Accounting and Job Cost

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Do you have the necessary tools for maintaining and improving your net profits?

Builders and remodelers need to understand accounting principles and job cost procedures and functions in order to properly manage their business. This NAHB course will provide the terminology and method foundation necessary to comprehend basic business reporting and job cost procedures, measurement and analysis. In addition, an introduction to the more common types of financing methods for new homes, construction loans and operating capital will be covered. As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:

•    Define concepts and terminology basic to residential construction business accounting
•    Describe the value and usage of common financial reports used for 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

Tom Cooper, a certified NAHB instructor, is teaching this session.  Tom is Professor Emeritus of the Auburn University Department of Building Science.

Cost: $175 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $195 other HBA member, $225 non-member
Designation Credit: CGA, CGB, CGR
Cont. Ed: 6 CPHB, 6 GA Bldr License, CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, MCSP, CMP, MIRM

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amanda Mathis at or 678-775-1469.


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