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Jay D. Brodish

Department of Accounting: Professor of Practice

  • Lehigh University, B.S.

Jay Brodish became a Professor of Practice in 2009, following a 37-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”). He teaches financial and managerial accounting and financial statement analysis at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, he teaches financial statement analysis and forensic accounting and auditing. He enhances required course materials with his first-hand knowledge of practical business applications.

After 14 years as a practice partner dealing with a wide range of clients and leading the audit practice of the Philadelphia office, he became involved with a number of National Office roles: National Director of Auditing, the senior National Office role responsible for independence, audit policy, quality control and risk management; US and Americas Risk Management Leader, a senior technical role responsible for risk management in the Americas.

In 2001, he was elected to the Board of US Partners of PwC and to the PwC Global Board. After his retirement, he served as Chief Advisor to the China/Hong Kong firm of PwC advising on strategic issues, including risk management as well as the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley.

Professor Brodish received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lehigh University and was elected to Beta Alpha Psi. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has served on the following National Committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: Ethics and Professional Practice, Materiality and Future of Assurance.

Office Information
Office: RBC 306
Phone: 610-758-4010
Courses Taught
  • ACCT 151 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 152 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 318/ACCT 496 - Analysis of Financial Statements
  • MACC 420 - Forensic Accounting and Auditing
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