Accounting Services
Outsourced Accounting

Expertly trained accountants with a deep understanding of the software and your industry,

Family Office Accounting

High-touch technology family office accounting services that ensure security and privacy.

Bill Pay

Outsourced bill pay solution with cash flow reporting and tracked expenses.

What Are Outsourced Accounting Services and Do I Need Them?

If you are asking yourself these two questions, you've come to the right place.

What’s the Difference Between CFO and a Controller - and What Do I Need?

Although these two important roles are sometimes viewed as interchangeable there are important differences between them.

Industry Expertise
Our Key Industries

Expert knowledge and high-quality software solutions for our 5 key industries.

Construction & Real Estate

Real-time financial data and integrated job costing to generate reports and improve accountability.

Manufacturing & Distribution

Track billing of materials, implement inventory control systems, manage supplier base, and reduce unnecessary costs.


Our team has the expertise needed to navigate deposits, refunds, chargebacks, and processing fees to maximize efficiency.

Professional Services

Streamline financial operation and increase overall profitability to enable faster and smarter decisions.

Family Office Accounting

High-touch technology family office accounting services that ensure security and privacy.

Why does industry expertise matter?

Industry focus allows us to be experts in the accounting needs of the companies that operate within these industries.

Why Plumb Works With These Industries

This is another one of our favorite questions. The answer is easy: we know these industries.

Software Expertise
Sage Software

Innovative software to manage your accounting, people, payroll, payments, and more.

NetSuite Software

Integrated cloud business software suite, including business accounting, ERP, CRM and ecommerce software.

QuickBooks Software

Scalable solutions for reporting, transactions, month-end close, analysis, and more.

QuickBooks to NetSuite Migration: A Comprehensive Guide

Migrating from one accounting software platform to another is a critical undertaking for businesses. This is especially true when considering a transition from QuickBooks to NetSuite.

How do I know which Software is right for my company?

Selecting the "right" software for your company might seem like an overwhelming task, but we'd like to help make this process easier for you.

Sage Software

Innovative software to manage your accounting, people, payroll, payments, and more.

Sage Intacct

Automate the critical processes, reduce the spreadsheet headaches, and get greater visibility into real-time business performance.

Sage 300 CRE

Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate connects finances and operations to help ensure maximum profit.

Sage 100 Contractor

The all-in-one construction software that goes beyond basic accounting to put you in total command of your projects.

Sage Estimating

Build bids quickly and precisely, plus integrate with other Sage software solutions to streamline operations.

Sage Paperless

Easily store, retrieve, and route documents for accounting and operations.

Sage Service

Streamline service calls and construction projects from start to finish with web-based real-time information.

Additional Solutions

Add-on these services to improve workflow and enhance data and analytics.

How and When to Choose Construction Accounting Software?

The right tools can help you manage your construction projects efficiently, provide clarity of your finances, and ultimately help improve profitability and job success.

5 Types of Visibility Every Construction Firm Should Have.

Here we list 5 key elements to help capture insights that are pivotal to running an efficient and lucrative constriction firm.

About Plumb

Plumb seeks to empower business owners and leaders to gain clarity about their financials to grow their business.

Case Studies

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What can Plumb Do for Your Business?

At Plumb we pride ourselves on providing "clarity in accounting and stewardship in service." But what does that actually mean?

What's the Plumb Promise and What's in it for You?

We're on a continuous journey to go above and beyond for our clients. Here's how we do that.

Construction Change Orders: Find an easier way to approve change orders

Posted on December 20, 2021 at 7:52 PM
Written by Plumb

Are you struggling to find an easier way to approve, track and process construction change orders? Managing construction change orders effectively is essential to the overall project management to meet deadlines, track costs and job profitability.

At Plumb, we have a team of construction accounting software experts to help you find easier solutions for your change order management.  Recommended by general contractors and subcontractors, Sage Service Operations (SSO) is a web-based software that works with Sage 100 Contractor and Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate to bridge the gap of communication between the project team, office and field staff. This helps speed up the approval process of construction change orders and produces work orders in real time.

With Sage Service Operations you can add attachments, such as images and instructions, to change order reports, while drawing a quick sketch with a click of a button.



Software Features of Sage Service Operations

construction change orders

Do you know the different types of construction change orders?

  • Lump Sum Change Order: Change in the scope of work that can be quantified with a firm price. This could be either cost plus or credit change order.  A cost plus lump sum change order results in an overall increase in the expense of the project (including labor, materials, equipment).  A credit change order is when the contractor issues a credit against the contract to reduce the quantity of work for the project.
  • Zero Cost Change Order: This change order does not change the contracted price, but is still documented in case the scope of work changes.  For example, the owner wants to change the color of paint, but the cost of the paint stays the same.
  • Time & Material Change Order: This change order happens when the new scope of work cannot be estimated.  Contractors can still track their time spent working on the change order and any costs associated with new materials or equipment.
  • Unitary Cost Change Order: This is typically negotiated upfront based on additional scope of work that can be defined by specific units of measure. Contractors will need to track the work completed based on the unit of measure in the schedule.

Sage Service Operations can improve work order functionality with the following features:

  • Work order management
  • Scheduling and dispatch
  • Customer site history
  • Equipment history
  • Preventative maintenance tasking
  • Purchase orders
  • Inventory management
  • Photos and sketches
  • Time entry
  • Quotes
  • Forms and electronic signatures

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