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Finance Transformation and Routine Accounting: Enabling the Corporate Controller’s Role as a Strategic Contributor
The first role of the corporate controller has been to ensure corporate financial controls and@as a distant second@make strategic business contributions. But

role of computer in financial accounting  of accounting, the first role of the Corporate Controller has been ensuring corporate financial controls and, as a very distant second, making strategic business contributions. That gap widened mightily near the end of the 20th century. The installation of on-premise ERP and accounting software corralled even the most business-minded controllers into the demanding role of financial software aficionado, or at the very least, caretaker. Today, when controllers aren’t installing, adjusting, or adding to

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