Matt Howell
Partner CPA
Fort Worth, TX

Based in DHG's Fort Worth, Texas office, Matt has more than 13 years of experience with the Insurance Services group. His personalized approach prioritizes tailored, well-planned and well-executed engagements to meet the needs of each of his clients. Experienced in Statutory and GAAP basis financial reporting, he is a valued resource to his clients on technical accounting matters, financial reporting and other complexities impacting the insurance industry. Matt's knowledge and insight into the challenges that insurers face give him a unique skill set to assist the needs of growing and diverse insurance companies. He is active in the insurance market place and his technical knowledge has made him a sought-after advisor by insurers who are in periods of change and transition.

Matt has taught DHG-wide assurance methodology training for experienced senior associates and has presented at industry events and conferences, including national and local IASA conferences, on a variety of topics impacting the insurance industry.

As a Partner leading audit engagements, his primary focus has been with the planning, managing, execution, and conclusion of risk-based audits for a variety of clients in the property & casualty, life and health, and warranty markets. He has significant experience in statutory and GAAP audits, and regulatory filings with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC).

In addition to providing assurance and auditing services, he serves a number of clients from an advisory perspective - leading implementation efforts for Model Audit Rule (MAR), Revised COSO Framework, and process improvement initiatives. He also assists clients with financial reporting, accounting policy and other regulatory matters facing insurers.


Professional Organizations
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Education
  • Masters, Accounting
    University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Bachelors, Business Administration
    High Point University
Industry Focus
  • Insurance
Service Areas
  • Assurance
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 33720
  • Certified Public Accountant - TX - 111764

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