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Definition of bean counter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bean counter

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(informal, disapproving)
 
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a person who works with money, for example as an accountant and who wants to keep strict control of how much money a company spends a corporate bean counter keeping track of every penny
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bean counter