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Jay Lewis
Instructor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 333
318-342-1167
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Jay A Lewis, MBA
Instructor, Accounting

Education

MBA

2002, Finance
Tulane University

BBA

1983, Accounting
University of Louisiana at Monroe

Biographical Sketch

Mr. Jay A. Lewis is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Prior to returning to his alma mater to join ULM's Accounting faculty in 2016, Mr. Lewis had a 33-year career in public and private accounting and financial roles.  His professional career included 11 years with the international accounting and consulting firm Deloitte & Touche in roles of increasing responsibility in Deloitte's Audit and Assurance practice, and 17 years with Entergy Corporation, a Fortune 500 electric utility holding company. Mr. Lewis served as Chief Financial Officer of Entergy's Utility Operations Group for four years.  Mr. Lewis obtained his BBA in Accounting from ULM, and his MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from Tulane University.  

Research Interests

Mr. Lewis' primary research and professional interests relate to financial accounting issues and the utility industry, given his deep experience and expertise in these areas.  Mr. Lewis serves on the Accounting Standards Committee of the national electric utility industry organization, and he regularly files testimony with state and federal regulatory authorities on financial and accounting issues affecting utilities.
 

Professional Positions

August 2016

Instructor of Accounting, University of Louisiana at Monroe

July 2016 June 2010

Vice President - Regulatory Policy, Entergy Services, Inc.

May 2010 April 2008

Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer - Enexus, Entergy Services, Inc.

March 2008 January 2004

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Utility Operations, Entergy Services, Inc.

December 2003 May 1999

Director, Accounting Policy and Research, Entergy Services, Inc.

May 1999 August 1994

Director, Audit and Assurance Services, Legier & Materne

July 1994 July 1983

Senior Manager, Audit Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Licensure & Certification

Chartered Global Management Accountant
American Institute of CPAs

Certified Public Accountant
Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

Certified Public Accountant
State Board of CPAs of Louisiana

Courses Taught

ACCT 2020INTRO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, 1 course(s)

ACCT 2030INTRO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, 5 course(s)

ACCT 3011NTERMED FINANCIAL ACCT II, 2 course(s)