Project Accounting and Project Management - EPC Firms Have the Best of Both Worlds with PENTA
Whether engineering projects in the petrochemical, power, renewable energy, utility or transportation sector, Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contractors trust their businesses to PENTA software every day. PENTA is a fully-integrated enterprise system which:
- Unifies management of engineering, procurement 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.
eTimesheets and eExpense
PENTA e-Time and eExpense 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
- Remote deployment
- Complete integration with PENTA security, validations, pick lists, and PENTA Digital Dashboard alerts for exception reporting
PENTA’s purchasing capabilities efficiently supports large engineering & construction entities with resources focused specifically on procurement activities, as well as engineering & construction entities where individuals fulfill several roles including the buyout of equipment and materials for jobs. Whether staff are authorized to enter into purchase agreements up to a limit, or required to issue and submit requisitions to a central purchasing group, PENTA purchase orders may be issued for many types of purchases:
- Work Orders
- Fixed Assets
- Overhead items
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:
- Meeting Minutes
- Change Requests
- Daily Reports
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Award-Winning Enterprise Software for Contractors
A Constructech Top Product Award Winner for Commercial Contractors for the second consecutive year, PENTA drives performance gains further for EPCs 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.
Crew-Based Field Reporting
When it comes to software options for construction firms, one size does not fit all. PENTA Work Package Manager apps offer crew-based field reporting tools designed to make crew foremen and front-line supervisors more efficient. PENTA Work Package Manager apps help your foremen and front-line supervisors improve schedule reliability and predictability, while being more efficient with administrative functions.
Document Management and Workflow
Powered by market-leading Enterprise Content Management Technology, Penta Techologies' 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 help EPC contractors 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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