I've been running through a number of P&L by Job reports and have come into this same scenario:
Profit margin is much higher than expected, there are some COGS not included, so I then pull up a custom report showing all POs by job, mentally add those costs into the P&L and realize that the margin is normal.
So because the POs are with companies we have credit with, and they bill monthly, our P&L by Job report isn't picking up on those costs until the bills come in. What I am looking for is to have a report that shows all P&L by Jobs and includes POs that have been tagged to that job - regardless of whether they have been billed.
Thanks for being so detailed. I'd like to explain how a purchase order works, Br1.
A purchase order is a non-posting transaction. Having said that, it will not affect any reports and accounts. That's the reason why it's not showing on the Profit and Loss by Job report unless you convert it to a bill.
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