It may be small beer to the occupants of the Rollers and Aston Martins breezing into the Ascot owners' and trainers' car park, but to a humble bean-counter
like myself it's big bucks.
I only hope I'm not giving some force bean-counter
any bright ideas.
In most companies today, the CFO is a true multitasker; no longer is he or she just the chief accounting or numbers maven--or, as David Doll, a partner with Tatum CFO Partners, puts it, "the highest-class bean-counter
"--but a risk manager, strategist and a strong right hand to the CEO.
"A reader who wishes to remain anonymous told me about a way to keep from falling asleep in boring managed care bean-counter
administrative meetings and seminars," Dr.
``I am not a politician, but a mere bean-counter
,'' she cooed endearingly to the cynical political hacks present, before proceeding to put in one of the most accomplished political performances West-minster has seen for many a year.
The jokes and cartoons may offer some comic relief, but I fear they may also become reflected in our public image, much as the green-eyeshade and bean-counter
stereotypes have, despite the profession's desire to shed them.
Stick that i'thi statistical pipe and smoke it, Mr United Nations bean-counter
Because I knew one bean-counter
desperate to read it would be Peter Kenyon.
And the ex-Marks & Spencer bean-counter
will be in the money again in 2010 when a three-year bonus scheme pays out.
"There's one very good reason," the bean-counter
Rumours that the group had secured a top-notch bean-counter
did the rounds, but came to nothing.
He's a jumped-up little bean-counter
with a grossly inflated sense of his own importance.