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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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The affected officers as listed in the year 2020 Statutory Retirement for Officers in the rank of Deputy Comptroller Generals are Dangaladima A.A in charge of Finance Administration and Technical Service (FATs) and Sanusi Umar in charge of Human Resource Development.
Kramer, in an interview said the comptroller and "elected officials at the state and local level" were included in the prohibition.
Senger proposes merging the offices of comptroller and treasurer, saying taxpayers could save as much as $14 million a year.
Many comptrollers referred to their desire to enact change.
The purpose of this Comment is to discuss the history and function of the New York State Constitution's nonimpairment clause and address whether it dictates the State Comptroller's role as sole trustee of the Common Retirement Fund.
Its goal is to provide "greater clarity about key priorities so that we are all on the same page." (10) The SAF/FM vision statement provides the focus for shifting the emphasis in the roles of comptrollers from transactions toward decision support: Strategic partners recognized as the ultimate source for financial and management information; a world-class team providing high- quality, customer-focused decision support and financial services.
Sources in the state comptroller's office said the focus of their next audit will be directed at the reductions made by hearing officers to individual certiorari firms, which number approximately 106.
Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers is a statewide nonprofit association composed of the 67 elected clerks of the circuit court and one independently elected county comptroller.
This program offers the chance to become a comptroller squadron commander after completing a two year major command (MAJCOM) headquarters assignment in FM.
Crackett has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the area of financial management," said CAPT James Davis, Comptroller, NAVICP.
Allen said there were a number of organizations that he would like to see fill a sixth GASB seat, but it was likely the board would choose a representative from the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers, thus giving the GASB another state government representative.