comptroller

  • 1comptroller — comp·trol·ler /kən trō lər, kämp ˌtrō / n: the head accounting officer of a company or government Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. comptroller …

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  • 2comptroller — c.1500, variant of CONTROLLER (Cf. controller), with bad spelling due to influence of unrelated Fr. compte an account, from L. computare …

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  • 3comptroller — ► NOUN ▪ a controller (used in the title of some financial officers). ORIGIN variant of CONTROLLER(Cf. ↑C) …

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  • 4comptroller — [kən trō′lər] n. [altered (infl. by Fr compte, an account) < CONTROLLER] CONTROLLER (sense 1, esp. in government usage) comptrollership n …

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  • 5Comptroller — A comptroller is a management level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization. In British government, the Comptroller General or Comptroller and Auditor General is in most countries… …

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  • 6comptroller — n. a controller (used in the title of some financial officers) (Comptroller and Auditor General). Etymology: var. of controller, by erron. assoc. with count(1), L computus * * * comptroller (kənˈtrəʊlə(r)) An erroneous spelling of controller,… …

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  • 7comptroller — The corporate manager responsible for the firm s accounting activities. Sometimes referred to as the controller (which means the same thing). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * comptroller comp‧trol‧ler [kənˈtrəʊlə, kəmp ǁ ˈtroʊlər] noun… …

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  • 8Comptroller — A comptroller is a synonym for financial controller. Comptrollers oversee the financial reporting procedures and methodologies of a corporation. Comptrollers usually are senior members of an organization and tend to have university degrees in… …

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  • 9comptroller — n. (AE) the Comptroller General * * * (AE) the Comptroller General …

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  • 10comptroller — [[t]kəntro͟ʊlə(r)[/t]] comptrollers N COUNT: oft N of n A comptroller is someone who is in charge of the accounts of a business or a government department; used mainly in official titles. ...Robert Clarke, US Comptroller of the Currency. Syn:… …

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  • 11comptroller — UK [kənˈtrəʊlə(r)] / US [kənˈtroʊlər] noun [countable] Word forms comptroller : singular comptroller plural comptrollers formal someone whose job is to look after the financial aspects of an organization …

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  • 12Comptroller General of the United States — of America Incumbent Eugene Louis Dodaro …

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  • 13Comptroller and Auditor General — is the abbreviated title of a government official in a number of jurisdictions, including the UK, the Republic of Ireland, India, and China. (Cf. list below) Other jurisdictions use the similar titles Comptroller general or auditor general to… …

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  • 14Comptroller General — or Comptroller General may refer to: the Comptroller General of the United States, director of the Government Accountability Office Comptroller General of Convicts (Western Australia) the Comptroller General of the Exchequer in the United Kingdom …

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  • 15Comptroller and Auditor General — head of the Exchequer and Audit Department and a parliamentary officer. The Comptroller s main function is to scrutinise public accounts to ensure that money is being spent as Parliament authorised. The holder of the office is paid from the… …

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  • 16Comptroller and Auditor General — Compˈtroller and ˌAuditor ˈGeneral noun FINANCE in Britain, the government official in charge of the National Audit Office * * * Comptroller and Auditor General UK US noun [S] ► GOVERNMENT in the UK, the government official in charge of the… …

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