Bean Counter


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Bean Counter

Slang; an accountant.
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Marcia Ciaccio of Holden, who helped open The Bean Counter in Shrewsbury, manages the Black Diamond.
It appears that there are major differences in the image of accountants based on level in the organization-people in top management are more likely to see accountants as business partners and not bean counters.
In addition to the Bean Counter Bakery, she also owns Cafe Noir in Shrewsbury, formerly the Black Diamond Cafe.
2) Alice Lombardi, owner/pastry chef at the Bean Counter, with a sample wedding cake.
One of the most important parts of the remodel is the improved wait time for customers, according to Lombardi, who also owns and operates the Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery, 288 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) and Black Diamond Coffee, 307 Grafton St.
The bean counter will find a game that she can beat, and will tend to do one of two things: either continue to stay in the game for months or even years on end, accumulating tiny slices of profit; or move up in stakes only when there is a mountain of money in the bankroll.
Both leader David Cameron and his bean counter George Osborne voted against Labour's record NHS spending.
Did not let some Disney bean counter refuse to let them intelligently raise the payroll.
Like all Peet's retail stores, these new stores feature a dedicated bean counter where knowledgeable staff, also known as "Peetniks," hand-scoop and individually bag the freshest beans to each customer's request.
Like all Peet's retail stores, the new Austin store features a dedicated bean counter where knowledgeable staff, also known as "Peetniks," hand-scoop and individually bag the freshest beans to each customer's request.
Like all Peet's retail stores, the new Seattle store features a dedicated bean counter where knowledgeable staff, also known as "Peetniks," scoop fresh beans by hand to individual orders.
Like all Peet's retail stores, the new Long Beach store features a dedicated bean counter where knowledgeable staff, also known as "Peetniks," scoop fresh beans by hand to individual orders.