- The definition of a comptroller is the title of the person in charge of the accounting department of a company.
An example of a comptroller is the person who sets the budget for a company.
comptroller definition by Webster's New World
Origin: altered (infl. by French compte, an account) ; from controller
- comptrollership noun
comptroller definition by American Heritage Dictionary
comptroller - Business Definition
comptroller - Investment & Finance Definition
The chief accountant of a company, who is responsible for preparing financial reports and supervising internal audits. The comptroller also may act as the treasurer in small companies. The terms comptroller and controller are used interchangeably.