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Ed Dinkel, CPA, Senior Financial Consultant

Overland Park
(913) 362-8501
Certified Public Accountant
B.S., Business Administration (Accounting), Kansas State Univ., 1987

A certified public accountant, Ed has more than 20 years of experience in insurance financial examination, analysis and accounting matters. Ed’s insurance regulatory experience includes assessing complex insurance transactions and matters on behalf of state insurance departments, including analyzing asset and liability transfers, reinsurance transactions, risk-based capital plans, and the financial condition of insurance companies. Ed has also performed full and limited scope examinations of insurance companies on behalf of state insurance departments.

Ed has performed extensive financial and operational reviews of insurers and managed care entities, including reviews of insurance companies’ internal controls. He also has assisted insurance companies with determining the appropriate accounting treatment for various insurance transactions under statutory accounting principles and annual and quarterly statement filing requirements.

Ed participates as a team member for performance audits of the financial examination and analysis areas of state insurance departments as part of the Accreditation Program of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Ed has also provided training to various insurance departments on topics such as the NAIC Accreditation Program, the NAIC Risk-Focused Surveillance Program, and the NAIC Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual.

Before joining the firm, Ed was the NAIC Senior Accreditation Manager for 12 years and was responsible for its Financial Regulation Standards Accreditation Program. In this position, Ed participated on accreditation and/or pre-accreditation reviews of all state insurance departments. He also maintained the Accreditation Program standards, policies and procedures.

Prior to serving in this position, Ed was the NAIC's Controller, overseeing the accounting staff and preparing monthly financial statements. Before joining the NAIC, Ed served as an accountant for a Kansas City accounting firm.

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