Receiving Payments

Receiving Payments

In the course on billing, we showed you how to add a client, and a job, and record the work you do and invoice them. If all goes well, they’ll send you a cheque. This lesson will show you how to record their payment.
Bidding on New Work

Bidding on New Work

When a client says “we have some work, could you give us a price?” use Abio to assemble a detailed, professional quote for them. The first part of a quote is a checklist. Checklists cover non-monetary aspects of the quote. You can use the checklist to show...
Job Costing with Abio

Job Costing with Abio

Much of what we’ve covered in these lessons have been traditional accounting components. Payroll, invoicing, and billing are common accounting tasks. What separates Abio from traditional accounting systems is job costing. By assigning expenses and costs to cost...
Managing Subsidiary Companies with Abio

Managing Subsidiary Companies with Abio

Mitigate risk and increase diversity by running different parts of your business out of different sets of books. Abio includes a full suite of cross-company reports and lets you easily transfer costs between separate books.
Collective Agreements with Abio

Collective Agreements with Abio

The ability to map a complex collective agreement and incorporate it seamlessly into a robust payroll system is one of Abio’s key strengths. Abio has been used to manage union benefits for many different trade unions. A partial list includes: The Communications,...
Corporate Oversight with Abio

Corporate Oversight with Abio

What’s the company’s bottom line for profits and loss? How do I manage the Chart of Accounts? How do I run a year-end? In this course, we’ll show you how to find the answers to questions like these.
Human Resources with Abio

Human Resources with Abio

Before being hired on as an employee, people are recorded in the Human Resources system. In this way we can track past, present and future employees. Employees can be laid off and re-hired. We can review employment history and move employees between books, if a...
Equipment Management with Abio

Equipment Management with Abio

Construction projects often require heavy equipment such as excavators, bobcats, and trucks. This kind of equipment represents a significant job cost overhead. Abio tracks owned and rented equipment from job to job, and gives you a variety of ways to bill equipment....
Users and Security for Abio

Users and Security for Abio

As an enterprise system, many users can access Abio, for many different purposes. As such, it’s important to be able to control which users can manipulate which portions of the system, who can see what reports, and who can view confidential information....
Payroll with Abio

Payroll with Abio

Large payrolls are no problem for Abio. In this course we’ll show you how to enter time for large groups of employees and how to convert those hours into payroll cheques. You’ll selectively approve those cheques in such a way as to control how safety...
Job Site Management with Abio

Job Site Management with Abio

Construction costs are often incurred at construction sites. That’s why Abio lets you capture labour, equipment, and material costs in a browser or with Abio’s Installable Web App. To streamline the process even further, craft workers can get their assignments and...
Billing with Abio

Billing with Abio

A key factor in running a profitable construction business is minimizing revenue leaks. Abio supports this by enabling you to include all job-related expenses on client invoices. This course will walk you through setting up a new client and attaching them to a job....
Purchasing with Abio

Purchasing with Abio

Whether you start your job with a take-off list from your estimator, or purchase items as needed, Abio can manage your purchasing process. In this course we’ll show you how to import a materials take-off list into a requisition. You can then generate a series of...
Intro to Abio

Intro to Abio

This course is a general introduction to Abio software. It is intended as a guide for anyone operating within a company using Abio. You can take it as an overview before diving into one of the more specific courses.