(n.) = paymaster ; accountant ; bookkeeper ; financial accountant. Ex: Many of the public sector SLIS complained, in varying measures, of the inhibiting nature of accounting methods used by their paymasters. Ex: Any member of the library staff with a minimum of a 1 year service can become a team member with the exception of the library director, assistant director and chief accountant. Ex: This department is headed by a general office manager who has a staff of bookkeepers, billing clerks, comptrollers, and secretaries. Ex: Salaries for financial accountants tend to vary greatly. ---- * contable de pacotilla = bean counter. * sitema contable = accounting system. (adj.) = countable. Ex: A set is countable if you can count its elements. ---- * no contable = uncountable. * nombre contable = countable noun. * nombre no contable = uncountable noun ; mass noun.