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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).
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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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Nathan Lee was arrested and charged in November, the comptroller news release said, adding they expect sentencing to occur in September.
US federal institution the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has announced that it has named a senior deputy comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy.
"It will leave the comptroller's office doing what most comptrollers do and that's tax collection and enforcement," said Kramer.
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"The OCC was created more than 150 years ago to promote a vigorous and healthy national banking system, and Comptroller Otting is well prepared to handle this critically important task.