Bill Use Reconciliation Report

Report-35 checks interval data against existing utility bills for accuracy. Each commodity is on a separate tab. Variance filters help you quickly spot outliers.

The report sums the interval use data and converts it to a monthly use total for comparison against the monthly utility bill. If demand is recorded, the report also compares interval demand data to the demand data on the monthly bill.

Report-30 checks new readings for reasonableness before creating a chargeback bill.


A bill that has very low Use variance, yet high Demand variance may indicate that your Billed Demand has been set because of a peak in a prior month.  Check your tariff and bill to see if a “demand ratchet charge penalty” is in effect.

Because of the timing (we don’t track the time-of-day when utility company readings are recorded), variations of up to 3% are normal.  Positive and negative variances should cancel out over time.

Set your filters

  1. Select the Date range or Account period to analyze.
  2. Set the Highlight variance %. Variations up to 3% are normal.
  3. Adjust the filter Bill is from external vendor.

Other filters to consider

  1. Do you want to include only Active accounts? If this filter is not included your report includes both active and inactive.
  2. Include or not include void bills?
  3. View a subset of your data using the filter Topmost place or Meter group.