Joel Podbere BComm, CPA, CA Joel Podbere Professional Corporation, Partner, Audit & Advisory

Joel Podbere at Crowe Soberman LLP

Contact Info

T: 1.416.963.7155

F: 416.964.6454


2 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M4T 2T5, CanadaT: 1.416.964.7633
F: 416.964.6454

Favourite film(s) The Shawshank Redemption, Godfather, The Big Lebowski List your top 3 all-time favourite CDs/Songs Paul Simon – Graceland, Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run, Radiohead – OK Computer What do you do to relax when you are not working?  I love to sit at my piano, pick a few chords and play for the family.- Joel Podbere

Joel Podbere is a partner in Crowe Soberman’s Audit & Advisory Group. Joel has a reputation as a friendly, social and light-hearted professional among his clients in the real estate, manufacturing, wholesale & distribution, not-for-profits, investments and professional services industries.  A detailed-oriented practitioner who is thorough, he prides himself in taking a systematic approach to serving clients and enjoys teaching complex accounting and business concepts to staff and clients in order to simplify for clarity.

“Right from the start, since joining Crowe Soberman as a senior staff accountant in 2005, I’ve had the opportunity to work with intelligent and motived professionals.  Whether I am working with my colleagues in the office or with our clients, I am always learning.”

Joel is active in the community in the areas of health and education.  He serves on the Board of Directors for Asthma Canada. The organization’s mission is to help Canadians with asthma lead healthy lives through education, advocacy and research.  He is also committed to quality Jewish education, serving as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (CHAT).

Academic Information

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), McGill University

Community Affiliations

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Asthma Canada

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