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Controller

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

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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controller

An organization's chief accounting officer, who is responsible for establishing and maintaining the organization's accounting system. Also called comptroller.
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