Bean Counter


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Bean Counter

Slang; an accountant.
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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.
The Bean Counter Bakery won The Knot Best of Weddings Boston/Cape Cod in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015, and Best of the Knot Connecticut, 2015.
The Bean Counter's cake display scored big, and so did the bakery's chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting.
The Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery specializes in custom wedding cakes and won the "Best of the Knot" award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and Wedding Wire Bride's Choice awards in 2011 and 2012.
IN THE PINK Her Majesty BEAN COUNTER Queen yesterday
Mover and shaker Alice Lombardi, owner of The Bean Counter Coffee Bar and Bakery in Worcester and Shrewsbury, took over the Black Diamond Coffee Shop, 307 Grafton St., Shrewsbury, on Aug.
HEAD SNP bean counter John Swinney wants the Treasury in London to insist Scottish bank notes are acceptable south of the border.
Both leader David Cameron and his bean counter George Osborne voted against Labour's record NHS spending.
Then Bean Counter A hangs up phone and turns to Bean Counter B: "Bellamy's crocked, never mind pounds 6million, we could get him for two now."
In the eyes of the bean counters at the Emirates Stadium, finishing in the top four was way more important than lifting a trophy.
Corporation bean counters have hired consultants, no doubt at a cost of millions, to "review options." Abolition and means-testing are two under consideration.
There is considerable debate going on as to why these branches have been closed; the likelihood is that the "bean counters" in their respective organisations have applied a formula and deemed them to be unprofitable.