Today our guest is Tanya Cain, CFO of Youi Insurance.
Tanya is an accomplished professional who shares plenty of advice.
We talk about:
– What it is like working for such an iconic brand.
– How the timeliness of information is more important than accuracy.
– Knowing when it’s time to move on.
– How her Dad would take her to business dinners when she was young and how that sparked her interest in business.
– Adjusting to life in Australia, and taking a step back in her career to do so.
And much more.
This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Jack Ferguson.
2:20 How did you get a job at Youi?
15:00 What is your current philosophy on leadership?
18:25 How has your leadership philosophy changed?
19:15 What got you interested in numbers and Accounting in the first place?
23:00 Did you ever waver from wanting to be an Accountant as you were growing up?
24:40 Did you think that Audit was a great way to start your career?
26:30 What did you notice that was different about working in Australia vs South Africa?
29:30 What was your first management or leadership role?
33:00 Were you a natural when it came to leadership?
45:15 Did you know what you were getting yourself into when you took on a new job?
1:01:00 When did you move to Australia?
1:04:25 What was your first job in Australia?
1:08:30 Do you see yourself as a stereotypical Accountant?
1:15:40 How did you know it was time to get another job?
1:21:45 What are your plans for the future?
1:24:00 What advice would you have for someone younger than you?
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Co-Hosted By Sumith Dissanayake (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumith-dissanayake)
Co-Hosted By Jack Ferguson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackfergusonmymm/)