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How do variation approvals work in Portfolio Financials?

This information is intended for accounts with Portfolio Financials product in Procore. Please reach out to your Procore point of contact for more information. 


Once you click set up approval, you will enter a three step process to officially submit the variation for approval. Watch the video below or view the steps in the Steps section.




  1. Click Set Up Approval.
  2. Follow the steps in the approval setup. Click a link to jump to a section of this article:
Step 1: Set Up the Package


Step 2: Review Approvers


Step 3: Review and Send

You will need to confirm and send the approval package for those in the approval workflow to review.


After the variation approval has been sent, you can always refer to this approval page to monitor where the variation stands in the queue.

When the final approver approves the variation, the original sender will be prompted to finalise the approval to mark the variation as approved.