This quick reference sheet aims to help administrative staff answer the following questions:

  • Which financial system should I use to … ?
  • Which of financial services’ units should I contact regarding …?

(Click here for a static PDF version: Quick Reference for Administrative Staff (February 2021))

Financial Systems …

eShop

  • What is it used for? Purchasing goods and services online using Funds managed by Carleton (e.g. purchasing office supplies, catering orders)
  • Tools, support & training: carleton.ca/facts/eshop
  • Questions about the system? Email eshop@carleton.ca
  • How do I get access? central.carleton.ca (Financial Access and Authority Management (FAAM) tool)
  • Where do I log into the system? eshop.carleton.ca

Financial Access and Authority Management (FAAM) Tool

  • What is it used for? Requesting and granting access to the operating budget or other funding sources, such as a research or special purpose Fund
  • Tools, support & training: carleton.ca/facts/faam
  • Questions about the system? Email financial.systems@carleton.ca
  • How do I get access? Automatically granted
  • Where do I log into the system? central.carleton.ca

FAST Budget Adjustment and Forecasting (BAR)

FAST Finance Classic Reporting

  • What is it used for? Providing financial reporting views to all Funds, orgs/depts., and accounts a user has authority to, including drilling down to detailed transactions or budget adjustments
  • Tools, support & training? carleton.ca/facts/fast-tools-support-training
  • Questions about the system? Email financial.systems@carleton.ca
  • How do I get access? Automatically granted when you have query access to a Fund
  • Where do I log into the system? carleton.ca/fast

FAST Journal Voucher

FAST Procurement Card (Pcard)

MyResearch (also called FAST Research Administration)

Travel and Expense Reimbursement System

Other Non-System Financial Services Resources …

Business Operations

Controller’s Office

Research Financial Services

Risk and Insurance Management

Financial Services Organizational Chart