controller


controller
In the USA, the chief accounting executive of an organization. The controller will normally be concerned with financial reporting, taxation, and auditing but will leave the planning and control of finances to the treasurer.
See also: comptroller

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • controller — Con*trol ler, n. [From control, v. t.: cf. F. contr[^o]leur.] 1. One who, or that which, controls or restraines; one who has power or authority to regulate or control; one who governs. [1913 Webster] The great controller of our fate Deigned to be …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • controller — con·trol·ler /kən trō lər, kän ˌtrō / n: comptroller Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. controller …   Law dictionary

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  • controller — (n.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. contrerolleour (late 13c.), O.Fr. contrerelleor (Mod.Fr. contrôleur), from M.L. contrarotulator, agent noun from *contra rotulare (see CONTROL (Cf. control)). Mechanical sense is from 1867 …   Etymology dictionary

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