What is Project Accounting?

Project Accounting is essentially accounting on a project by project basis. It tracks the entire financial components of the project, for example - financial estimation, budgets, costs, billings, and everything involved in each project. Project accounting is significant for specific enterprises where task action is performed on work to work basis since it permits to distinguish the benefit of the task, which further recognize zones of cost and income of the overall project that can be advanced.

Whiz Consulting provides project accounting services in the United States and helps businesses highly dependent on projects. Our professional accountants use professional project accounting software and help businesses achieve a positive outcome in each project. Whether your business is based in New York, Texas, Minnesota, California and other parts of the USA, we can help you with your project accounting needs.

Industries that use Project Accounting extensively:

Whiz Consulting is specialized in executing project accounting and have long term experience in running project-based accounting for various industries based in the US. Industries, where project accounting is widely used and is an essential feature of accounting, are -

Real Estate Project
Construction Project
IT Project
Exhibition or Event

Tools that are used in conducting Project Accounting:

Following are some popular accounting software that we use at Whiz Consulting to manage the revenue and cost of a project:

Some of the popular accounting software that is used for project accounting has the following features:
  • Stimulate invoices, expenses and transactions of each individual project
  • Constant tracking of expenses
  • Track all time invested and analyze outstanding and unbilled work
  • Adds estimates of the task and track budget with ease
  • Produce profitability reports for each project that let the business check the margins and monitoring the cost and revenue of each project
  • No redundancy while monitoring the revenue and cost for a project. This is performed simultaneously while doing the accounting of a company as a whole.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Project management accounting is concerned with the accounting of projects. Many businesses work on a project basis. Implementing project management accounting helps these businesses to streamline their finance. The branch of project accounting takes care of activities that involve a project, right from project cost estimation to day-to-day financials. Project management accounting software is of great help in the overall process.
A project accountant is responsible for taking care of all financial activities that befall through a project's lifecycle. Project cost estimation, budget & forecasting, reviewing the project performance and other relevant accounting procedures involve a project id taken care of by a project accountant.
Project accounting is a must for businesses that operate primarily on a project basis and beneficial for other businesses that have to work with multiple clients. It is rigorously used in construction, real estate, event management, marketing agencies, IT and similar industries.

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