View actual project costs When you are using Project Portfolio Management with Financials, you can view actual project costs on cost plans and projects. Before you beginRole required: it_project_manager About this taskAn expense line has to be processed to be considered for actual cost. The actual cost is recorded against the creation date of the expense line, not the processed date. The expense lines are created only for approved time cards.Actual costs for projects also roll up to portfolios in the same way. Procedure Navigate to Project > Projects > All. Open the project for which you want to view the actual costs. Click the Cost Plans related list.