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The corporate manager responsible for the firm's accounting activities. Sometimes referred to as the contoller (which means the same thing).


The chief accountant in a company or government. The controller is the head of the accounting department and is responsible for financial and managerial accounting. He/she helps management interpret and appropriately respond to accounting data. A controller is also called a comptroller.


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Pro-transparency groups have also questioned Segura's efficiency as comptroller general.
After technical school graduation, he was assigned to the 50th Comptroller Squadron, Schriever AFB in 2010.
The Comptroller organization is here to ensure these 12 million transactions and the Sailors and civilians who make them have the correct policies and procedures in place and that we adhere to requirements of all financial management regulations as well as accounting standards.
The Office of the State Comptroller carries out the Comptroller's fiduciary duty through several departments attending to different aspects of CRF investment, with assistance from internal and external advisors.
Significantly, the state comptroller was authorized to examine the finances of lift companies if their solvency was doubted, and to appoint one or more persons to examine fire companies at any time at his discretion.
In a separate, coordinated action, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced the execution of a formal agreement with Huntington National Bank, Columbus, Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares, Incorporated.
The Comptroller thought that was just like a loan (maybe safer), requiring an allocation of capital of only 5 percent of the investment.
When I first ran for comptroller, people connected with the fact that I was a CPA," said Haynie.
Aside from a somewhat independent but powerless comptroller general, government oversight in Venezuela is non-existent.
have announced they will soon introduce an amendment--something they call Gramm-Rudman-Hollings II--to reinstate the original role of the Comptroller General and President.
The documents filed by Landmark National Bank may be obtained from Securities, Investments, and Fiduciary Practices Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219.
Hegar also announced plans to replace current Deputy Comptroller Martin Hubert with Mike Reissig, who is currently associate deputy comptroller and has previously served as chief revenue estimator.