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Jidong Zhang, Ph.D., CMA, CISSP

Jidong Zhang
  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and Finance
  • College of Business

Teaching Interests
  • Auditing, 
  • Accounting Information System and Data Analytics, 
  • Managerial Accounting, Internal Auditing & Control
Research and Creative Activities
  • Auditing and Data Analytics;
  • Information System Control and Cybersecurity
  • ESG and social responsibility
  • Financial Management in Tourism & Hospitality 
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Generative AI and Performance
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership, Brown University, 2025
  • Post-Doctor, Leiden Institute of Advance Computer Science(LIACS), Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Ph. D., Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, China
  • M.S., School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University, China
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP)
  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management Certificate
  • COSO Internal Control Certificate
Published Research
  • Emrah Ekici, Jidong Zhang & Jing Han (2024) The impact of cost resilience on management decision to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in healthcare companies, International Journal of Healthcare Management, 
  • Zhang, J., Yin, M.,& Han, J. (2023).   The Economic Consequences of Accounting Standard Transition in Hospitality Companies, International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, forthcoming
  • Sun, Y., Zhang, J., Han, J., & Zhang, Q (2023) The impact of top management teams' faultlines on organizational transparency―Evidence from CSR initiatives,  Business Ethics, the Environment, and Responsibility. 
  • Huaping Wu, Yuguo Wu, Jidong Zhang, Risk assessment modeling with application in the accounting cloud-service industry, Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 229, Part A, 2023,120526,
  • Yin, M., Wang, L., Zhang, J. et al. The determinants of the decisions between integrated and non-integrated audits from the perspective of corporate governance. Int J Discl Gov (2023) Pg 1-11.
  • Zhang, J., Yin, M., Han, J.,& Ash, K.(2021). Sales Tax Nexus and Earnings Management. Tax Notes, 100 (7), 715
  • Yin, M., Zhang, J., & Han, J. (2020). Impact of CEO-board social ties on accounting conservatism: Internal control quality as a mediator. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 52, 101172.
  • Zhang, J., Yin, M., Han, J., & Aroskar, R. (2019). Why is the asset-light strategy necessary? An empirical analysis through the lens of cost stickiness. Tourism Management Perspectives, 32, 100571. 
  • Zhang, J., Yin, M., & Han, J. (2020). The Effect of Financial Planning & Analysis Platform Implementation in Public Health Crisis. China Management Accounting Review, 12 (2), 120-126.
  • Zhang, J., Han, J., & Yin, M. (2018). A female style in corporate social responsibility? Evidence from charitable donations. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, 15(3), 185-196.
  • Zhang, Jidong, Han, Jing, &Han, Jian (2016) CFO as a Strategic Partner of CEO: Relational Demography and Firm Performance. Journal of Business Management. 21.1 (2015): 59-76
  • Zhang, Jidong, &Han, Jing (2015) 'Adoption of Sarbanes-Oxley Act in China: Antecedents and Consequences of Separate Auditing', International Journal of Auditing Volume 20, Issue 2 July 2016,108–118.
Honors and Recognitions
  • University of Wisconsin System Faculty College 2023
  • KPMG Peat Marwick Professor of Accountancy 2022
  • Wipfli Accounting Faculty Fellow 2021
  • University of Wisconsin System Faculty College Achievement 2023
  • James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2023-2024
  • James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2022-2023
  • James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2021-2022
  • James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2020-2021
  • Student/Faculty Research Collaboration Program 2021-2022
  • Student/Faculty Research Collaboration Program  2020-2021
  • Student/Faculty Research Collaboration Program  2019-2020
  • Academic Staff Professional Development Award 2020
  • Academic Staff Professional Development Award 2022
  • Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program 2020
  • Leadership Platinum Level, IMA,2016
  • Outstanding Services, IRF, IMA, 2015
  • Golden Leadership Award in IMA, 2015
Professional Memberships
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • Member of The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
  • Institute of Management Accountant (IMA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
  • Board of Directors, Educational Foundation for Wisconsin Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Sustainability & Resilience Commission Member, City of Rochester, Minnesota
  • Not-for-Profit Committee Members and Higher Education Committee Members, WICPA
  • Research Director, Institute of Management Accountant (IMA)
  • Board of Regents, Institute of Management Accountant (IMA)
Previous Professional Experience
  • Research Committee Member, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management (AOM)
  • IMA’s Editorial Advisory and Review Board
  • Board of Directors in Non-Profit organizations (Financial Committee)