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controller

noun [C] (also US comptroller)     /kənˈtrəʊlər/ (also financial controller) ACCOUNTING
a senior manager who is responsible for preparing a company’s financial reports and making certain that the company’s accounts are regularly checked and correct : The controller must advise on potential acquisitions and business decisions made by the company .
(Definition of controller noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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