Fireside Chat with PayPal India Financial Controller On Multiple CA attempts, Leadership & Failures

Hello! My name is Mohit Kapoora Chartered Accountant and finance leader.


What is your leadership style?

Challenges faced as a leader


Would you believe me if I told you that it took me 11 attempts to clear CA Final exams? Whew! What a worthwhile journey.



Did you ever feel like qutting CA after repeated failures


I constantly find strength in Sylvester “Rocky” Stallone’s words: “Going on one more round when you don’t think you can, that’s what makes all the difference in your life!”


Did you work and study during your multiple CA Final attempts?


Even though the journey was long and rocky, I developed professional acumen.


Did having multiple attelpts in CA Final have a negative impact?

What have failures taught you?


I am currently working with PayPal, a global payments technology company, as India Finance Controller, based out of Mumbai. My eleven attempts were definitely worth it all.


What do you consider when hiring chartered accountants in your team?

Facing and dealing with criticism

You can read my entire story here.



Advice to CAs with multiple attempts

Opportunity to start all oevr what would you do differently


(Video edited by Ankit Lodhi)


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