Expense Overview


Job expenses are accessible in the Job Menu / Production / Expenses window. Expenses are organized by expense categories defined in the administrative section of NIM. In job actualization, expense line items categories from awarded bids are actualized against the expenses logged here.

Adding Expenses

To add new expenses click the nim_add_button_blue button at the top right of the expenses window. The expense details panel will slide out from the right. When done click the check mark to save. Editable items include:

  • Date - The date to associate with the expense.
  • Expense Type - This is the expense type that should be associated with the expense.
  • Company - The entity the expense was paid to.
  • Description - A brief description of the expense.
  • Currency - The currency of the expense value. (Defaults to the Job Currency.)
  • Value - The value of the expense.
  • Method - The payment method used.
    • This list is defined in the administrative section of NIM
  • Location - The location of the expense
    • This list is defined in the administrative section of NIM
  • ** Third Party Cost ** - Whether or not this expense was a third party cost. Expenses can be bid for as third party costs when creating a bid in NIM, and third party costs will be grouped separately in Actuals.

Editing Expenses

Expenses in the grid are filterable by expense type using the expense dropdown in the expense toolbar. By default all expense types are shown.


To edit an expense item, select the expense from the list to load the expense details. Click the nim_edit_button button in the expense details panel. Make the necessary changes and click the nim_accept_button at the top of the expense details panel to save.

Deleting Expenses

Delete an expense entry by selecting the expense from the list and clicking nim_delete_button in the expense details pane. You will be prompted to confirm deletion of the expense.