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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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Both addressed the importance of innovation, the sharing of best practices and the role of financial management, and comptrollership in the Government of Canada.
25) His four characteristics, as applied to comptrollership, which help to maximize performance and team development, are:
He is a 2012 graduate of the Defense Comptrollership Program.
Modern comptrollership was considered to be the responsibility of both line management and financial specialists; it was part of an overall vision of public service management embodied in the initiative, Results for Canadians (Canada, TBS 2000).
Further, I was struck by how many senior officers within the Air Force, and especially those from other Services, found it unusual that the mission support group commander--or garrison commander in Army parlance--had a comptrollership background.
More recently, CMA Canada and CIPFA have reunited to sponsor the Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector, as a follow up on the establishment of their dual designation program.
She spent the last five years at DND at the Executive level where her responsibilities included operational and strategic planning for a large and diverse division, and for the comptrollership of the material procurement and supply budget (approximately 4 million dollars).
This, he believes, grew out of a recognition that the federal government needs to take a different approach in its fiscal affairs, an "organizational approach more akin to a traditional comptrollership.
Joselito Vera Cruz, of the PNP-Directorate for Comptrollership, admitted that the agency's budget could not accommodate a doubled increase in base salary across all police ranks.
L~attention of candidates is drawn to the following information: accordance in Article R 4532-19 of the Labour Code a natural person holding the coordinator function, on its own behalf or on behalf of the organization that employment can not be responsible for technical comptrollership under Article L.
De la Paz and his wife were accused of having in their possession 105,000 euros which they failed to declare at the Shremetyevo International Airport in Moscow in October 2008 when Dela Paz was still director of the PNP Directorate for Comptrollership.
Courses such as the Theater Logistics Planners Program (TLog at the Army Logistics University, the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at the Army Command and General Staff College, the Major General James Wright Master of Business Administration Fellowship Program at the College of William and Mary Mason School of Business, and the Defense Comptrollership Program (DCP) at Syracuse University as well as a multitude of fellowship and training with industry opportunities are good examples.