Number Cruncher


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Number Cruncher

A slang term for an accountant or other financial worker.
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A group of 17-year-olds have been shown how number crunchers are vital to the workplace and are currently in high demand by employers.
The bank's number crunchers have estimated how much students in the city, mainly studying at Coventry and Warwick universities, will spend over the year.
The booming real estate industry has had a knock-on effect on the traditional role of the accounting industry--and the number crunchers are beginning to feel the pressure, according to some.
Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel may be the most popular spreadsheets for ordinary number crunchers, but for hard-core analysts who have to piece together many separate spreadsheets, the hands-down favorite program is Sinper Corp.
For number crunchers like us, that's the erogenous zone.
Following a round robin competition the number crunchers won the final against Blue Flames by the tight margin of only three runs.
ENGLAND have a one-in-20 chance of lifting the World Cup, say number crunchers.
Another problem is that what goes into the basket and how heavily it is weighed is updated only about every 10 years, which means the assumptions and formulas used by the number crunchers may be years out of date.
Number crunchers have their own definition for GDP.
Primary care comes from such hard working, dedicated doctors, as in this practice, and not from the deskbound number crunchers of which our modern health service seems to abound.
Lord Turner yesterday hit back after Treasury number crunchers claimed his proposals will add another 5p to income tax.
Number crunchers and educators in the Las Virgenes Unified School District are evaluating the pros and cons of adding a seventh period to the day for middle and high school students.