Cardinal’s flagship accounting application.
Cardinal Financials (FIN) is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s official accounting system of record designed to transform and modernize common business processes across the state. Access Cardinal Financials at my.cardinal.virginia.gov.
Cardinal Financials training is offered through the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM)'s Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center (COVLC). The COVLC provides access to web-based training and instructor-led training courses. To receive credit, users must enroll and complete classes through COVLC. Completed training but need a refresher? Course Materials are available.
Essential Cardinal Financials Functions:
This functional area includes two modules: Accounts Payable and Expenses. Functions include establishing and maintaining suppliers, entering and submitting vouchers, managing employee expenses, processing payments, and creating 1099s.
Accounts Receivable (Funds Receipt)
The Funds Receipt module (utilized Statewide) is part of the Accounts Receivable (AR) functional area. The AR module enables users to enter, process, and finalize payments and fund transfers received.
This functional area enables users to establish the financial accounts used to accumulate the results of transaction processing, create budgets, generate financial statements, and provide source financial data for reports.
Procurement (VDOT Only)
This functional area includes four modules: Purchasing, eProcurement, Strategic Sourcing, and Procurement Contracts. Functions include the buying of goods and services by creating and processing requisitions, purchase orders, receipts, PCard and ISSP transactions, creating and awarding bids/proposals, and managing and archiving all Cardinal contract-related information.
Project Accounting (VDOT Only)
This functional area includes two modules: Project Costing and Customer Contracts. Functions include identifying, controlling and tracking all financial information for a project, and the creation of rules that govern the billing of individuals, localities, and/or the federal government for certain portions of the project-related costs.