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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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With the Modern Comptrollership Initiative, more emphasis was placed on enhancing audit and evaluation to improve overall governmental accountability (Dupuis 2006).
Both addressed the importance of innovation, the sharing of best practices and the role of financial management, and comptrollership in the Government of Canada.
So again I ask, "Who better to run this large enterprise than someone steeped in financial management, resource management, and comptrollership?"
In government, utopian frameworks have been advanced in many management areas, including results measurement, performance audit, modern comptrollership, human resources development, service standards and sustainable development.
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).
Before the turnover ceremony was the donning of ranks for six newly promoted Jail Chief Superintendents namely: JCSUPT RINCO T MONTAUS, Director for Comptrollership, JCSUPT CLEMENT LABOY, Director for Intelligence, JCSUPT LOUIE C MUNOZ, Regional Director BJMP Region X, JCSUPT ARNEL GONGONA, Regional Director BJMP Region VI, JCSUPT AMELIA RAYANDAYAN, Regional Director BJMP Region XI and JCSUPT REBECCA PAWID, the Regional Director Region I.
The office is blaming the PNP resident auditor for the delay the Commission on Audit is blaming the PNP Directorate for Comptrollership.
Since 1952, the Defense Comptrollership Program (DCP) has trained financial managers to handle multibillion dollar resources for the Department of the Army and DoD.
Currently, six of the nine MPCs catering to PNP active service personnel and retirees are being investigated by the PNP Directorate for Comptrollership and the PNP Finance Service.
The Rotary Club of Camp Crame, led by its president, Police Director Ramon Puruganan, PNP Director for Comptrollership, under the club's 'Katok sa Puso Advocacy Program,' donated P500,000.