10X: Create Cost Centers

You can use cost centers to track costs associated with time by team, disciplines, regions, products, or other corporate needs. The cost center identifier is used for time tracking and can help you match your finance systems information in Jira Align. Only users with the appropriate permissions can create cost centers.

To create a cost center:

  1. On the menu bar, select Administration, and then click Cost Centers under Setup.
  2. On the toolbar (top-right of the page), click the Add Cost Center button.
  3. In the corresponding boxes, type a name, an identifier, and a description of the cost center.
  4. Select the owner and the region, and then click Save & Close.

After creating a cost center, you can then assign a cost to it on the Report Baseline page.

See also

Assign Cost to Cost Centers

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