Your end-to-end solution for construction projects, from initial estimates to professional quotes to tracking throughout.
Manage costs, track the bottom line
Capture every cost
Manage your workforce wherever they are
Cloud access gives you the option to work from anywhere,* and you can easily manage workers in the field with Field Service Management.* Plus, your workers can track time on their mobile devices* and the data syncs with QuickBooks.
Pay workers with ease
With QuickBooks Payroll,* you can quickly pay employees and independent workers right from QuickBooks with printed checks, direct deposit (included),* or both. Utilize job costing, class and item tracking data for accurate paychecks. And with Assisted Payroll,* we manage your payroll taxes and filings for you—guaranteed on-time and accurate.*
Get powerful business insights
Get the information you need with customizable reports bundled for contractors, or create your own with Advanced Reporting.* Save time and reduce errors with templates that can be auto-filled with your company information.
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New and improved in the Contractor Edition
Learn how you can use our latest features to customize QuickBooks Enterprise your way.
Manage multiple business entities more efficiently via one dashboard.* Track transactions by assigning assets and liabilities accounts. Save time and reduce manual entry with bulk transactions. Plus, you can create intercompany reports for better insight on completed historical transactions.
* Available with QuickBooks Enterprise Platinum and Diamond subscriptions.
Bill and PO workflow approvals*
Save time with customizable business templates for repeatable purchase order and bill workflow approvals. One dashboard lets you manage cash flow, boost transparency, and help protect against fraud with a digital audit trail for each transaction. And employees get timely reminders so they don't miss an approval deadline.
Improved bank feeds*
Save time with direct feeds from leading customer-preferred banks so you don't have to manually import banking data. Our banking connections use encrypted technology for added security and peace of mind. And they're easy to use with a simple, familiar user interface.
Cash flow dashboard
Get a single dashboard to monitor your incoming and outgoing cash flow. Track invoices, sales receipts, credit memos, payments, and more. Manage expenses by tracking paid and upcoming vendor bills, and consolidate multiple reports without manual calculations.
Automatic mileage tracking*
Efficiently record mileage for business trips on Desktop or mobile* so you can more accurately charge back your customers. Run a report of all your business trips in one place. And simplify your year-end taxes by consolidating your mileage data and automatically accessing the latest IRS rates to calculate deductions.
Know where your business stands
Fully customizable and adaptable, Enterprise flexes with your contracting business to help you achieve your goals.
Powerful job costing
With up-to-the-minute project information, you can react quickly when costs cut into your margins. Track estimated costs and actual costs, and strategically plan for future projects. Easily attach digital timesheet entries to projects, and assign different hourly rates as appropriate.
Customized chart of accounts
Get more insight into your business and easier preparation for tax season with the Contractor Chart of Accounts. Make informed decisions now and plan for the future with immediate access to important information like your work in progress, overages and shortages, labor, materials, and more.
Payments screen search options
Forget scrolling through multiple pages of customer transactions to find a payment by date. You can now sort any column in the payments screen (date, order quantity, order amount, amount due, payment) and quickly find the transaction you’re looking for.
Powerful tools for accountants—now available for you
We’ve unlocked several key tools previously reserved for accountants, to give you even more control over your books. Write off an outstanding invoice as bad debt. Speed up troubleshooting by using prior account balances to locate account discrepancies. Manage your lists more actively with our review list changes function. See what’s been added, changed, and deleted in the chart of accounts, items, fixed assets, and payroll items lists.
Save time by using a mobile device to capture receipt data—just photograph, import, and review. Automatically categorize or modify receipt expenses and record multiple transactions all at once. And assign permissions to users to easily review transactions via email or within QuickBooks.
Schedule and pay bills faster in QuickBooks*
Save time by scheduling and paying bills in QuickBooks. Use the funding source you choose and a digital or physical form your vendors prefer. QuickBooks automatically marks the bill paid and notifies you once the money is sent. Gain financial flexibility by paying vendors from a card or bank transfer, then having the money sent via physical check or bank transfer.
Salesforce CRM connector*
Sync QuickBooks and Salesforce to reduce duplicate data entry and provide one source of data between sales and support to serve customers better. Generate sales orders and invoices automatically so you get paid faster, and get more visibility into your entire sales pipeline.
Keep control of your projects
More automation helps speed up workflows and keep all your projects moving forward.
Turn estimates into invoices, billing by service items, percent complete, or dollar amount. View estimates versus actuals by job so you know what you can invoice for right now.
Create work orders from estimates and turn them directly into invoices so you get paid accurately and quickly.
Never miss a deadline or a milestone. Schedule to-dos, reminders with due dates, and more right from a built-in calendar. Reduce errors and keep your jobs on track.
Change order functionality
Keep your clients in the loop and easily manage change orders. Track and highlight changes to existing estimates. View all change orders for each job and their resulting cost impacts.
Employee time tracking*
Reduce errors and improve productivity with our best time-tracking tool. QuickBooks Time Elite* gives your workforce mobile time tracking from any device. Employees can clock in or out with just one click, take a break, change job codes, or add timesheet details instantly. You can compare budgeted vs. actual hours, assign jobs, and track progress.
*Formerly TSheets Elite; per-employee fees apply.
Flexible billing rates
Assign different billing rates to your employees based on the job, difficulty of the task, an employee’s experience level, and other criteria. Easily bill one rate for your foreman and another for your workers.
A smarter solution for sending invoices and recording payments. Now, email invoices to your customers with a Pay Now link. All completed payments will be automatically applied to the invoice record, making invoice tracking a snap.
Track your job costs automatically as you pay bills, employees, and subcontractors. Enterprise lets you see how you're doing at every phase of the job with key reports.
Keep track of all your jobs with one report. See which jobs are pending, awarded, in progress and closed along with start, projected and actual end dates.
Job costs by job
View a summary of job-related expenses for each job so you can see where your money is going.
By job, see the percentage complete and cost to complete so you can cut costs if you need to, or discuss cost over-runs with your client before it’s too late.
Unpaid bills by Job
By job, quickly get a handle on the bills that have not been paid so you can gain a realistic view of your true job costs and stay on top of your accounts payable.
Expenses not assigned to Jobs
Make sure nothing slips through the cracks. Get visibility into all your expenses that are not currently assigned to a job.
Billed/unbilled hours by person and job
See how much time each worker has spent on each job. Add billable hours to your next invoice and minimize hours you can’t rebill to your clients.
Open purchase orders by vendor
View all of your open purchase orders by vendor and keep track of what items you’re waiting on to finish a job.
Industry-specific report bundles
With Advanced Reporting, our most powerful QuickBooks reporting tool, you won’t need to sort through hundreds of reports to find the right one. We’ve bundled together the reports that our contractor customers have found the most useful.
See how Enterprise can work for your business
QuickBooks Enterprise Contractor Edition
See how contractors use Enterprise’s automation and connected tools to save time, reduce errors, and get more done.
Connect your office and service technicians
With Enterprise and Intuit Field Service Management,* you get real-time updates from the field, efficient job scheduling, and on-the-spot invoicing.