Do statutory accountants get to watch the Super Bowl? The Super Bowl falls in the middle of year-end and many of us work a lot of hours in January and February, including weekends. If you are both a football fan and a statutory accountant, do you make sure to not work that Sunday?

This kind of pondering can only mean one thing; year-end is upon us. In what has now become a tradition, we have put together a checklist that just might make things a little easier. And maybe not. Because if you haven’t started planning for some of this, you may find yourself in a bit of mess.

Although the NAIC is holding its last National Meeting of the year as this is being written, the Blanks Working Group and the Statutory Accounting Principles Working Group have already finalized their work for the year. Therefore, we should be good to go. So, let’s take a look.

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Connie Jasper Woodroof

NAIC Liaison - Connie Jasper Woodroof

NAIC Liaison

Connie is a seasoned statutory accountant and educator who serves at the NAIC Liaison for StoneRiver. She regularly attends NAIC meetings to stay abreast of current and anticipated changes in regulatory reporting. Her long-range view and interpretation of the trends is invaluable to clients in applying new requirements, and preparing for anticipated changes.

Connie is active in IASA and is a frequent speaker at IASA Chapter meetings around the country, as well as the IASA's Annual Educational Conference and Business Show.

Prior to joining StoneRiver, Connie was the Financial Reporting Education Coordinator for the NAIC. She came to the NAIC with ten years of experience preparing annual statements in both the Life and P&C industries. Woodroof earned her bachelor's degree in accounting from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and holds the designation of FLMI, and a Masters Degree in General Psychology from the University of the Rockies, Colorado Springs, Colorado.