PowerEstimator JobCost Controller


Simplify your construction job cost accounting and track construction expenses in real time using PowerEstimator JobCost Controller for Excel software. It will help you to identify and avoid potential losses, improve profit margins and maximize profits.

Accounting systems are good in tallying actual costs and reporting historical data. But, as a contractor or project manager, you need more than that.

You need a system that provides:

  • Real time data at your fingertips

  • Budget, actual, committed and forcasted costs

  • Construction progress by categoory

  • Over budget and under budget activities

  • Detailed variance reports

  • Timely alerts for potential losses

=> Note: PowerEstimator JobCost Controller is not sold separately. It is included in our PowerEstimator Construction Pro software suite as well as our PowerEstimator Remodel Deluxe software suite.

PowerEstimator Construction Pro, Remodel Deluxe and Paint Contractor software titles are available at selected Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax stores. Each one of these titles is also available for purchase on this site delivered as online download.


Projects on Time and On Budget With JobCost Controller


As any experienced contractor or project manager knows, construction projects have a way of overshooting budgets. No matter how closely you try to track your expenses, without the right tool at your fingertips, you are usually too late to take effective measures and avoid financial pitfalls. Timely information is essential and profits depend on it.

JobCost Controller is designed by individuals who have good knowledge of the construction industry and project jobcost control. It is a highly effective tool that provides the right data at the right time – before things get out of hand and expenses mount. Using built-in intelligent algorithms, JobCost Controller accurately forecasts costs at completion and warns for unfavorable variances.

Because JobCost Controller is based on Microsoft Excel, it is easy to master and there is no learning curve. With clear, intuitive data entry screens and instant reporting, you will never be out of touch with your project. That translates to lower expenses and higher profits.

After all, why take all that risk if you can’t close jobs with a good profit.


Key Benefits Job Cost Control Software

  • MS Excel based program for convenience and ease of use

  • User-defined cost categories

  • Identifies progress by cost item

  • Includes budget, actual and committed costs

  • Accurately forecasts costs at completion of project

  • Instant, on-screen variances from budget amounts

  • Alerts for over budget items and variances

  • Helps avoid losses by identifying problems early

  • Online Help system for easy learning


System Requirements Project Management Software

  • Desktop or laptop computer running on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10

  • MS Excel version 2000-19, Office 365 desktop (32-bit or 64-bit MS Office installation)

  • Compatible printer


"Great project manager tool. Provides visibility to end of project."  M.D. Builder

"Gives me control, keeps me on budget. What else can I lokk for!"  G.V. Contractor