Meaning of “controller” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “controller” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"controller" in American English

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controllernoun [ C ]

also comptroller us /kənˈtroʊ·lər/

a person in a business organization or government who is responsible for managing its finances:

Perkins was promoted to corporate controller.

(Definition of “controller” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"controller" in Business English

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controllernoun [ C ]

also US comptroller uk /kənˈtrəʊlər/ us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)