Number Cruncher

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Number Cruncher

A slang term for an accountant or other financial worker.
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When I assumed my first studio job as a production executive, experienced colleagues warned, "Don't let the number crunchers push you around.
Unfortunately, today's most advanced number crunchers have neither the speed nor the storage capacity to handle more than a crude caricature of any given cosmic process.
Industry number crunchers AutoAnalysis now expect 1.73million cars to roll off production lines here, compared with its 1.9m estimate in May.
You would think that the number crunchers in Montrose would permit a rare moment of cheer in a workplace where staff are being asked repeatedly to suffer wage cuts and cut backs.
Police number crunchers have identified hotspot streets for registration plate crime across south Birmingham.
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 moss-covered plan to overhaul the New York Times' arts and cultural coverage has finally headed upstairs for the paper's number crunchers to mull.
Here at Ladbrokes HQ our number crunchers have been sending the computers into meltdown as they work out how much money UK punters have saved since the dreaded tax was done away with.
Number crunchers at Yorkshire Bank have worked out just where the money will be going.
A decade ago, some supercomputer proponents had predicted that high-speed number crunchers would eventually make the wind tunnel obsolete (SN: 9/29/84, p.200).