Story: Accountancy

Public-sector accountants, New Zealand Railways

Zoom into these images of the chief accountant's branch at the headquarters of the Railways Department in Wellington. They show many aspects of accountancy work for this large public institution, including (1) statistical staff, (3) freight audit staff, (8) main office – expenditure accounts, superannuation and sick benefit fund accounts, and transportation statistics, and (10) goods revenue balancing staff.

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Reference: AAVK W3493 C711

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Philip Colquhoun, 'Accountancy - Accounting and accountants’ organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/24875/public-sector-accountants-new-zealand-railways (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Philip Colquhoun, published 11 Mar 2010