How do I add actual costs?

In PowerSteering, a user is able to manually enter line item actual costs for a project. This article describes how to add estimated costs.

1. Click Actual Costs

Click Actual Costs
  1. Click the Project button on the Icon Bar.
  2. Click Costs to expand the menu, then click Actual Costs.

Note: Clicking the Project button on the Icon Bar will take you directly to the summary page of the last work you visited.

2. Click Add Actual Cost

  • Click Add Actual Cost.

3. Enter Actual Cost Details

Enter Actual Cost Details
  1. In the Amount field, enter an amount for your actual cost.
  2. In the Description field, enter a description of your actual cost (optional).
  3. The Project drop-down box will default to the current project. If you want the cost applied to a descendant, click the Project drop-down box and select a descendant.
  4. Select an activity for which the actual cost was incurred from the Activity drop-down box (optional).
  5. Enter or select additional information as needed.
  6. In the Date field, enter the date of the cost.
  7. Click Add Actual Cost.
  8. Repeat Step 3 to add more actual costs to the project.

4. Click Submit Costs

Click Submit Costs
  • Click Submit Costs.

5. View Actual Cost

  • View newly added actual cost.


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