By Kathe Barrington
Owner at Kathe Barrington, CPA
Construction accounting, just like the job itself, is complex. Many contractors have benefited greatly by retaining a construction Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to help manage the financial complexities of their businesses, but choosing the right one can be challenging. The unique accounting requirements of construction means not all CPAs can provide the same level of support. Evaluating multiple CPAs can seem overwhelming especially if you’re not an expert on the subject matter. How do you start looking for a construction CPA? What qualifying questions should you ask? Which CPA referrals can you trust? With over 20 years of experience as a construction-focused CPA and longtime partner to Deltek + ComputerEase, here are suggestions on how to effectively choose the right CPA for your business:
By: John Meibers
Vice President & General Management, Deltek + ComputerEase
In August, Deltek announced it was acquiring ComputerEase to provide current and future customers a powerful construction management solution. As the industry standard and leader in construction management and accounting solutions for contractors of all sizes, Deltek + ComputerEase provides a powerful portfolio of solutions for architecture, engineering and construction firms.
Deltek is dedicated to powering project success in the AEC industry, serving as a catalyst for digital transformation and market leadership for project-based solutions for 36 years. This acquisition is about more than software; it’s taking a good thing and making it even better. The family that started ComputerEase did a great job getting the product to where it is today. But to best serve their customers, ComputerEase needed to take their innovation further, with additional resources such as developers, designers and engineers. Trending technologies, such as GPS, sophisticated integrations and IoT were unreachable for ComputerEase, but now with Deltek, they can. Continue reading
By: Jim Campbell
VP of Construction at AvidXchange, Inc.
Cracks in a foundation can compromise everything else you build on top of it. We keep this top-of-mind in construction when it comes to standing up new physical structures, but we often forget to apply the same philosophy to our back offices. We place so much focus on core products and services that we can fail to establish sustainable internal systems to keep our businesses functioning as, well, actual businesses.
By John Meibers
By now you’ve heard the news that Deltek has acquired ComputerEase. I know you may have some questions, so I would like to share why I am so excited and energized by this change. This acquisition is a strategic step forward for ComputerEase, for Deltek, and for our current and future customers. We carefully selected a home that preserves the values at the heart of this business so that we could offer the same ComputerEase products that our customers know, but with greater functionality and more rapid development and deeper support. Continue reading
Together, with Deltek’s focus on project-based businesses and ComputerEase’s fit-for-purpose solutions and industry expertise, we are excited to continue empowering contractors to run their businesses more efficiently and effectively. Continue reading
08.20.2019 | 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by John Meibers & Shawn Van Dyke
Do you feel like that you can never get ahead? Are you under-bidding your future jobs to make up for losses from previous jobs? It’s not uncommon in the construction industry. In fact, it is the #1 reason construction companies go out of business. Continue reading
Start planning for 2020 now. Use what you’ve learned in 2019 to propel your business forward. Join us this month to learn from experts in our field how to get ahead of the game on a variety of topics. Continue reading
08.13.2019 | 2:00 PM EDT
ComputerEase, the leader in construction accounting software for contractors, brings you the all-in-one Field to Office collaboration system uniquely designed to keep everyone in the office and in the field on the same page. Continue reading
In the construction industry, cash flow is king! It is a daily responsibility for any contracting company. Profit margins are always razor-thin in this industry, which means you need to do everything you can to increase your production and maximize profits. That means projecting job costs, identifying problem areas before they arise, running labor analysis, and constantly measuring productivity. Here are a few tips that will help. Continue reading
New updates, new webinars; July is the month to move forward! Continue reading