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.
In addition to the Bean Counter Bakery, she also owns Cafe Noir in Shrewsbury, formerly the Black Diamond Cafe.
It's also rumored that there will be a live taping of the couple during their cake tasting at the Bean Counter.
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.
Proctor Elementary School, whose Candyland-themed cake was baked by The Bean Counter in Shrewsbury, took first place.
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.
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.