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

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bean counternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbiːn ˌkaʊn.tər/ us /ˈbiːn ˌkaʊn.t̬ɚ/ mainly US informal disapproving

an accountant (= someone who takes care of a company's financial affairs), especially one who works for a large company and does not like to allow employees to spend money

(尤指大公司的)會計師
It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective. 眼看這個企劃就要批準了,但會計師們認為它不划算。

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

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