Uploading Timesheets with Subphases (Coming Soon)

While Mosaic can be used to input timesheet time, timesheet time can also be uploaded from other tools to Mosaic for complete budgets and details on the progress of your projects.

To upload timesheet time:

  1. Confirm either Mosaic Support or your Customer Success Manager have enabled the timesheet upload tool on your account. To request this tool be added to your account, reach out to our team via [email protected]

  2. Next, download the timesheet time import template here

Here is an overview of the details needed for each column:

DateDate of Time Entry.

Note: All dates must be in YYYY-MM-DD format.
Employee NameFull Employee Name.

Note: The employee must exist on Mosaic.
John SmithYes
Employee EmailEmployee's Email Address.

Note: The employee must exist on Mosaic.
[email protected]Yes
PortfolioName of the Portfolio that the Project is in.2023 Projects with SubphasesNo
ProjectTitle of Project.Central ParkYes
Project Ref#Project Reference Number.1234.1Yes
PhaseTitle of Phase.

Note: Phase Name is not required if the project does not have a phase yet.
Preliminary DesignYes
Phase Ref#Phase Reference Number.

Note: Phase number is not required if the phase does not have a number in your financial tool that you are exporting phases from.
Subphase 1Title of 1st Subphase Level.Concept DevelopmentNo
Subphase Ref#1Reference Number of 1st Subphase Level.120No
Subphase 2Title of 2nd Subphase Level.Construction DocumentsNo
Subphase Ref# 2Reference Number of 2nd Subphase Level.300No
Subphase 9Title of 9th Subphase Level.Blueprint DraftingNo
Subphase Ref# 9Reference Number of 9th Subphase Level.14No
Work CategoryTitle of Work Category. Type of work being completed.

Note: Not required if there is no work category under the project + phase.
Work Category Ref#Work Category Reference Number.B50No
DescriptionDetails on the work being completed for the time entry.Survey planning for south park entranceNo
BillableAre the hours billable/non-billable?

Notes: Accepted values = "true", "false".

Overridden by project, phase, work category.

Not required if you would like the default value for that project, phase and work category to be applied to your time entry.

The default value will be "true" if the project, phase and work category are all billable. If either project, phase or work category are non-billable, the default value will be "false".

You can override the default value by providing a different value for this field.
Hourly RateBillable Rate.250No
HoursNumber of Hours.3Yes


Every Line Denotes a New Entry

For each individual in the Time Entry, create a separate line. If a person has time entries under multiple phases or work categories, each time entry should also have its own line. For example, if you're adding two time entries to a project with two phases, but only one person has time on both phases, the spreadsheet should display three data lines.

Please review this carefully before uploading a data file to get imported


Please Note:

Ensure your data is accurate and has unique values in the fields below as duplicate time entries in an import will be skipped.

The following fields are used to determine the uniqueness of a time entry for importing:

  • Project Title
  • Project Number
  • Date
  • Phase
  • Subphase(s)
  • Work Category
  • Employee Name
  • Employee Email
  • Hours
  • Description

Tip: Provide a unique description for your time entry if all the above fields are identical.

  1. Export your completed timesheet import file to the .csv format. Date fields work best in .csv formats.
  2. Navigate to Company Settings > Timesheet, and click the Upload Time Entries button to upload your .csv file.

You can also import time entries from Company Settings > Import page, and click the + Import button.

Select Time Entries as the Data to Import.

  1. Select the file you would like to import using the file selector or drag and drop the file here.
  2. Once uploaded, the software will try to auto-map the information that we need. You can also change the mapped columns by clicking the dropdown from your columns. It may take some time for the information to auto-populate in our field columns.


Red Highlighted Entries

Any boxes that appear in red indicate there is no matching value on Mosaic or there is a typo for this cell.

Please confirm if there is a typo, or if the value does not exist on Mosaic.

  • If this is a typo, you can update the value in the uploader in the Our Column section.
  • If this is not a typo, and you want to add the value to Mosaic, either skip the time entry via the checkbox to your left, or exit out of the timesheet import tool to add this value to Mosaic before trying to upload this file again.

Grayed Out Rows

For more information regarding grayed out rows, please refer to the Data Import FAQs.

  1. Once columns have been linked, and any red rows have been addressed, select "Continue" in the top right corner. Review your data once more, and click submit.

You should see this message when it's successfully uploaded:

  1. Click done to close the modal. Under the Draft Import section, click on the Import button for the file that was just uploaded to review the import.
  2. Within the first review modal, Employees can either be linked with existing or imported as new. Once you are finished reviewing your Employees, click Continue.
  3. In the next page, Projects and Phases can either be linked with existing or imported as new. Once you finish reviewing the Projects and Phases, click Confirm Import. Please allow up to 24 hours for all imports to finish populating on Mosaic.



Ensure that Members are given at least Team Member Access Level to allow timesheet entries to be submitted by that member (Settings > Members > Access Level). Guests cannot have time entries.