comptroller comptroller  /kən ˈtroʊ lər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who maintains and audits business accounts

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Former U.S. comptroller bullish on fiscal health at Economic Club talk

    By Dave Hodges | Democrat Business Editor | @TallyBiz on Twitter -- Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker brought his message of fiscal responsibility in government to Tallahassee on Monday, putting the task on the shoulders of citizens who need to hold their leaders accountable for finding solutions.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Tallahassee Democrat

  2. Comptroller leaves department after coworker loses job

    URBANA -- As an unexpected twist during an emotional city council meeting, the city's comptroller announced his immediate retirement.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana

  3. Urbana comptroller announces immediate retirement after accounting supervisor loses job

    After watching one of his co-workers lose her job, the city's acting comptroller announced his immediate retirement during Monday night's city council meeting, citing a “toxic environment” and what he called bullying. URBANA – After watching one of his co-workers lose her job, the city's acting comptroller announced his immediate retirement during Monday night's city council meeting, citing a ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Champaign News-Gazette

Quotes

  1. In a 2003 House debate over possibly tightening regulation of Fannie and Freddie, Frank told the Financial Services Committee, "I do think I do not want the same kind of focus on safety and soundness that we have in OCC (Office of the Comptroller of...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Barney Frank Source: Baraboo News Republic

  2. "At best, it's perplexing that the comptroller and the attorney general did not fully inform my office, agency heads or the commissioners on (a computer system committee) about the bank data breach," Rell said in her statement. "In essence,...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Jodi Rell Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. Hevesi remains on the Nov. 7 ballot, and Spitzer said he can't support Callaghan, a former treasurer of Saratoga County, because his "experience and substantive positions lead me to believe he is not qualified to be comptroller."
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Bloomberg

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