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Accounting Software for Engineering Firms

 Accounting Software for Engineering Firms: Have the Best of Both Worlds with PENTA Project Accounting and Project Management Software

Whether engineering firms have projects in the petrochemical, power, renewable energy, utility or transportation sector, engineering and construction contractors trust their businesses to PENTA Software every day. PENTA is a fully-integrated enterprise system which:

  • Unifies Management of engineering and construction operations.
  • Simplifies multi-location, multi-company and inter-company accounting.
  • Automates self-service entry and management approval of time and expenses.
  • Empowers decision-makers with daily management information in an analytical format and intuitive user interface.

e-Time and eExpense

PENTA e-Time construction time sheet software and eExpense expense management software applications provide self-service time and expense entry & approval capability for professional staff and consultants who charge time to projects and/or overhead expense accounts. Targeted for users such as design, management, and administrative personnel, project managers, and consultants, features of e-Time and eExpense include:

  • Self-service entry and edit of timesheets
  • Rule-based routing for review and approval
  • Browser-based deployment
  • Complete integration with PENTA security, validations, pick lists, and PENTA Digital Dashboard alerts for exception reporting

Project Management

Integrated with PENTA and Microsoft Outlook®, Project Managers use the PENTA Project Administration to identify potential cost overruns in time to rectify, address and track issues in a timely fashion, quickly provide project cost status and forecasts to accounting, maintain history of project communications, and easily route, log, and store all communications and documents in a secure repository. PENTA Project Administration is easy to learn, easy to use, and lets PMs quickly move from activity to activity to effectively respond to the fast-changing demands of their jobs, including:

  • RFIs
  • Submittals
  • Documents
  • Issues
  • Drawings
  • Contacts
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Change Requests
  • Daily Reports

Award-Winning Enterprise Software for Contractors

A Constructech Top Product Award Winner for Commercial Contractors, PENTA drives performance gains further by taking a comprehensive view of business processes. Penta Technologies' customers improve performance with integrated construction and service management applications, consistent process execution and continual performance analysis.

Document Management and Workflow

Powered by market-leading Enterprise Content Management Technology, Penta Technologies' customers can import documents into PENTA by scan or from disk, centrally store documents in a networked repository of electronic documents, link documents to PENTA records by importing a file, dragging and dropping an Outlook® item, or searching for a stored document, and generate documents based on data from within PENTA, including Jobs, Subcontracts, Change Requests, RFIs and Submittals.

Integrated Construction Business Intelligence

PENTA Role-Based Workbenches are construction business intelligence tools that helps engineering firms continually analyze performance against their key performance indicators.
Role-Based Workbenches moves contractors beyond static reports to evaluate trends, share information and more effectively manage the performance of their organizations. 

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Penta Technologies, Inc.

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Brookfield, WI 53005
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