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Partner

Brian is a Partner at Mazars USA LLP and leads our Insurance Practice. He has more than 20 years of financial, auditing, managing, and consulting experience with insurance and reinsurance companies, captives and risk retention groups. Brian provides leadership and technical skills to all aspects of complex insurance and reinsurance projects and initiatives.

Brian has served a variety of insurance clients on numerous projects including financial statement audits (GAAP and statutory), financial and operational restructuring, forensic accounting investigations, modeling and forecasting, due diligence services, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He is also a frequent lecturer on insurance and reinsurance industry trends and technical accounting updates. Prior to joining Mazars USA, Brian held finance function roles at two different insurance carriers, with responsibilities including GAAP and Statutory financial reporting, company-wide planning and budgeting, as well as strategic planning projects including legal entity restructuring, off-shore financing and alternative risk arrangements, and long-term financial and solvency projections.

Brian began his career with a large international accounting firm in New York and Hamilton, Bermuda, as a financial statement assurance manager. Brian was the primary audit manager in the insurance practice in Bermuda, where he managed audits for more than 60 captive property and casualty (P&C) insurance captives and risk retention groups including specialized risks such as catastrophe reinsurance, aviation, weather derivatives, and power generation option contracts. Brian also led budgeting, strategic planning, profit analyses, and marketing initiatives for the Bermuda office.

Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and graduated summa cum laude, from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Industry Expertise

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Financial Reporting GAAP & STAT
  • Financial and Operational Restructuring

Service Specialties

  • Accounting, Auditing, and Assurance
  • Consulting
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Modeling

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania

 

 







squaresbrian clouse
Partner

Brian is a Partner at Mazars USA LLP and leads our Insurance Practice. He has more than 20 years of financial, auditing, managing, and consulting experience with insurance and reinsurance companies, captives and risk retention groups. Brian provides leadership and technical skills to all aspects of complex insurance and reinsurance projects and initiatives.

Brian has served a variety of insurance clients on numerous projects including financial statement audits (GAAP and statutory), financial and operational restructuring, forensic accounting investigations, modeling and forecasting, due diligence services, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He is also a frequent lecturer on insurance and reinsurance industry trends and technical accounting updates. Prior to joining Mazars USA, Brian held finance function roles at two different insurance carriers, with responsibilities including GAAP and Statutory financial reporting, company-wide planning and budgeting, as well as strategic planning projects including legal entity restructuring, off-shore financing and alternative risk arrangements, and long-term financial and solvency projections.

Brian began his career with a large international accounting firm in New York and Hamilton, Bermuda, as a financial statement assurance manager. Brian was the primary audit manager in the insurance practice in Bermuda, where he managed audits for more than 60 captive property and casualty (P&C) insurance captives and risk retention groups including specialized risks such as catastrophe reinsurance, aviation, weather derivatives, and power generation option contracts. Brian also led budgeting, strategic planning, profit analyses, and marketing initiatives for the Bermuda office.

Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and graduated summa cum laude, from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Industry Expertise

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Financial Reporting GAAP & STAT
  • Financial and Operational Restructuring

Service Specialties

  • Accounting, Auditing, and Assurance
  • Consulting
  • Due Diligence
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania

 

 


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