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Job Statements

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Job Statements

The job statement report is fully user-definable and you can personalise it for use in your job costing system. The sample report below highlights how the report is defined. There is a header area for the job which contains a set of job items on the left and right-hand sides. This is followed by the cost transactions for the job, the details of which are displayed in columns.

Job Items Left

Up to twenty items may be specified to print in the left-hand column of the job header. The first ten are entered on the first screen and the second ten on the following screen. Note that the OPTIONS parameters and the print style for this report can be accessed in this category.

Job Items Right

Up to twenty items may be specified to print in the right-hand column of the job header. The first ten are entered on the first screen and the second ten on the following screen.

Note

The program decides how many header lines to print in total, defined as the greater of the number of items defined for the left and right-hand columns.

Cost Detail Columns

Up to ten items from the job cost transaction file can now be printed in a columnar format after the job header items.

POD Detail Items

If Purchase Order Processing linked to job costing then the job statement can show the ‘active’ purchase order details. This allows you to show costs to the job that have been allocated but not posted.

Options

Category Headings– when set and you run the report grouping details by cost category then the category description is treated as a title and underlined.

Category Totals – when set then, in addition to the category totals displayed at the end of the statement, the category is totalled and the end of each section group.

Budget Cat Totals– in the footer of each job statement the system totals the ‘actuals’ for each cost category used on the job. Setting this option enables the print of budget values alongside these actuals for easier comparison. Note that the budget values are for the job as a whole and not the (possibly) restricted transaction range reported.

  • Release ID: Standard