The Accounts department is headed by Principal Financial Advisor (PFA).
The Accounts Department is mainly responsible for :-
Keeping the accounts of the Northern Railway in accordance with the prescribed rules.
Internal check of transactions affecting the receipt and expenditure of Northern Railway.
Prompt settlement of proper claims against Northern Railway.
Tendering, as part of its important functions, advice to the administration whenever required or necessary in all matters involving Railway finance.
Compilation of budgets in consultation with other departments and monitoring the budgetary control procedures as may be laid down in the relevant orders and Code rules from time to time.
Generally discharging other management accounting functions such as providing financial data for management reporting, assisting inventory management, participation in purchase/contracting decisions and surveys for major schemes in accordance with relevant rules and orders.
Seeing that there are no financial irregularities in the transaction of the railway.
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