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1. One that controls: a controller, not an observer of events.
3. A mechanism or device that controls something, as in a vehicle or video game.

con·trol′ler·ship′ n.
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Noun1.controllership - the position of controller
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Kirby is an incredibly bright and savvy executive with a tremendous background in investments, and Doug is a hard-working, insightful and perceptive person who will manage DMC's controllership responsibilities very well."
While some of these companies limit their SS to Controllership, Financial, Legal and Human Resources areas, as commented by Reilly and Williams (2003), others have been adding Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Marketing, Purchasing, Communication, Public Relations, Customer Services, Information Technology, Research and Development, Fixed Assets, Cash Flow Management, Invoicing, Logistics and Budgeting areas, among others.
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The SEC took into account the remedial acts taken by GE and its audit committee during the investigation, including improvements to its internal audit and controllership operations.
It provides a consistent means for banks to periodically advise wholesale clients of their service usage and the charges accrued, and thus enhance process efficiency and optimize controllership.
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