comptroller

Definition

A company's chief accountant. also called controller.

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I thought we needed a new comptroller that would help us out when we needed a push forward in our company.

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As the chief accountant, a comptroller has much power in the company and earns a very high salary, compared to other employees.

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For years Mike had been stealing money from his company by submitting fraudulent accounts, and he was only caught when the company comptroller did an audit.

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