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accounting machine

An early office machine used to compute and prepare invoices and payroll, etc., using magnetic stripe ledger cards or punch cards.


Accounting Machine System
The IBM accounting machine (left), keypunch and sorter (right) were the main ingredients of a punched-card data processing system up until the late 1960s. After keypunching, the cards were sorted into account number sequence, and the accounting machine printed the details and accumulated the totals. (Image courtesy of IBM.)
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* Powers Accounting Machine Company had several accounting machines that sorted and tabulated punch cards.
Using the machine gave the firm employees confidence to upgrade to an NCR Model 3100, a "full accounting machine" with an electric typewriter and paper tape recorder, which helped the firm generate income, purchase an early computer, run feasibility studies, and open two new divisions for accounting and management services.
A former accounting machine operator of the Department of Health (DOH) has been convicted and sentenced to up to 10 years imprisonment for forging the loan applications of three members of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the Office of the Ombudsman said yesterday.
Mrs Holroyd is a former accounting machine operator and has two sons and four grandchildren.
Commodity: Component parts of the Burroughs Typing Sensimatic accounting machine, first to be airshipped to Italy.
I got the job as a lowly 16-year old accounts clerk and had the onerous task every morning and lunchtime of delivering the updated stocks and shares prices to every bank in the area (days before computers!) and then I had three months to learn the complicated Burroughs accounting machine which printed out the daily transactions.
During the 1930s and '40s, increasingly sophisticated electric accounting machines were marketed by International Business Machine Corp.'s Electric Accounting Machine division, which operated in 79 countries throughout the world and maintained some 80 sales offices throughout the U.S.
However, in 1911, James Powers formed the Powers Accounting Machine Company, later acquired by Remington Rand, which used a different method of tabulation [Harmon, 1975, pp.
I STARTED work at the HP Sauce factory in 1949 and trained as an accounting machine operator.
* Charles Kettering invents an accounting machine for the Notional Cash Register Co.
She trained as an accounting machine operator and dealt with wages and accounts for 12 years.
407 Accounting Machine, which is what most school districts use, and a card sorter, the records were submitted for analysis.

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