Translation of "bean counter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

bean counter

noun [ C ] us US informal disapproving

an accountant (= person who works in finance) especially one who works for a large company and does not like to allow employees to spend money

(尤指大公司的)会计师
It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective. 眼看这个项目就要获批准了,但会计师们认为它不划算。

(Translation of “bean counter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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