Cost Management for General Contractors
Manage Financials to Maximize Profit
Managing costs across projects can be unwieldy for General Contractors, especially when you have an eye toward profitability, but Kahua’s collaborative Cost Management system can help.
Always know the current and projected financial status of your projects with Kahua’s real-time budgeting and forecasting solution. Effectively manage your budgets at any level of detail at any point in a project.
Easily import estimates to establish your baseline budget.
Know where your budgets stand so you can project the future in terms of profits and losses.
Track the real-time status of all commitments, change orders, and potential changes to provide early visibility into their impact on the anticipated final cost of your projects.
Avoid disputes and create accountability with the ability to effectively manage the scope, terms and costs of all types of contracts or purchase orders.
Leverage contract templates and exhibits to automatically generate the right contracts for each project, complete with all necessary information and attachments necessary for signature.
Leverage Kahua’s powerful workflow capabilities and integration with DocuSign to streamline contract review, approval and signature.
Gain the visibility you need to make sure contracts are signed to meet critical project dates.
Improve communication between Accounting and your Project Management teams with Kahua — and eliminate manual double entry of data to reduce errors and save time.
The only certainty in your projects is change. Save time and reduce risk with a single system for logging, tracking and approving subcontractor and Owner change orders.
Create change requests directly from RFIs and build the documentation required to get your changes approved.
Effectively negotiate and manage subcontractor change orders from RFQ to the final signed documents.
Communicate and collaborate well with the Owner to build and maintain lasting relationships.
See the forecasted cost in your cost projections as soon as the change is initated, providing better insight into impact on budgets and contracts
Manage your pay requests with ease and simplicity thanks to Kahua.
Save time and eliminate costly errors with a self-service portal that allows subcontractors to directly enter pay applications. Store your own templates and let Kahua automatically generate pay app forms.
Make sure that proper payments for progress, incorporating change orders and retainage are made across all your projects.
Consolidate subcontractor pay requests to simplify creation and management of Owner pay requests.
Get real-time visibility into the complete financial status of your projects.
Automatically combine budgets, aggregated commitments, and changes, along with issues that have the potential to impact cost, and bring it all together in a single view.
Save a snapshot of project financials at periodic intervals to compare historical projections with current numbers.
Kahua gives you the flexibility to configure your work breakdown structure to your specific company standards and define exactly how project activity gets mapped to financial projections.