Associate In Insurance Accounting And Finance - AIAF

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DEFINITION of 'Associate In Insurance Accounting And Finance - AIAF '

A professional designation program designed to educate candidates about understanding and preparing financial statements for insurers. The Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF) program covers topic areas such as: insurance information systems, accounting and regulations for property and liability insurers, and other related coursework.


INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Associate In Insurance Accounting And Finance - AIAF '

Insurer financial statements are prepared to comply with regulations set forth by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and other regulators. To obtain the designation, the candidate has to complete the program and pass exams administered by the Insurance Institute of America (IIA).

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