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We believe home is more than just a place.  

Akash Homes isn't just about constructing buildings; we're dedicated to crafting high-quality homes that everyone can cherish. With operations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Surrounding Areas, we specialize in starter and move-up homes in sustainable communities at attainable prices. Our commitment to expertise, innovation, and value creation ensures that every home we build exceeds expectations, providing both comfort and investment potential for our discerning buyers. Welcome to Akash Homes, where quality, affordability, and value converge to create lasting impressions and meaningful investments. 

Summary:  

We are looking for a driven Controller to join our Finance & Accounting team at the Akash Homes Head Office in Edmonton, Alberta.  

What your team does:  

At Akash Homes, we're experiencing exciting growth. Our Accounting & Finance Team plays a crucial role in ensuring this growth is steady and sustainable. They prioritize relationships with our vendors, strategic partners and internal teams to ensure seamless collaboration, transparent communication, and mutual success. This team also focuses on operational excellence, optimizing systems, and building the forecasting models necessary for future business decisions.  

What you’ll work on:  

Department Optimization:  

  • Work closely with the CFO to spearhead the transformation of finance and accounting operations in alignment with our company's rapid growth trajectory.  

  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our department, driving efficiency and effectiveness through collaborative efforts and innovative solutions.  

  • Mentor and lead team members and help to grow the Accounting & Finance team to support organizational needs.  

Systems & Reporting Enhancement:  

  • Lead the development of dynamic reporting tools that empower leadership with actionable insights, driving informed decision-making 

  • Champion and lead the integration of various systems (ex: ERP) to elevate our operational efficiency and strategic capabilities. 

Operational Oversight & Financial Management:  

  • Implement robust internal controls and verification processes to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial information. 

  • Oversee monthly reconciliations and manage supporting working papers for thoroughness and precision. 

  • Utilize expertise in full-cycle accounting (ASPE) to maintain financial integrity. 

  • Collaborate closely with leadership to review reporting, cash flow projections, and provide strategic recommendations. 

  • Partner with operations team on cost-to-complete verification, fostering collaboration for streamlined processes. 

  • Manage purchase order process, establishing clear procedures for efficient payment processing. 

  • Provide support in cost accounting, budgeting, and ongoing master model management. 

  • Stay informed of financial practices, trends, and regulatory changes to adapt strategies accordingly. 

  • Maintain chart of accounts and internal control systems for compliance and transparency. 

  • Support external accountants and year-end review engagements. 

  • Ensure compliance with income tax and regulatory rules, including GST. 
     

What you’ll bring:  

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation; required.  

  • 4+ years big firm experience,  combined with 5+ years industry experience (high volume A/P environments are a plus).  

  • Proficiency in accounting software, especially QuickBooks and Sage combined with excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  

  • Builder Mindset. A proven track record of building and optimizing finance and accounting departments in dynamic, high-growth environments. You thrive on the opportunity to shape and enhance operations in a rapidly scaling business. You thrive in energized, passionate entrepreneurial cultures that are focused on performance and embrace accountability. 

  • Ambiguity Resilience. Comfortable navigating ambiguity and uncertainty, you excel in environments where there are no clear-cut solutions. Your resourcefulness and adaptability allow you to thrive in ever-evolving situations, turning challenges into opportunities. 

  • Self-Starter: You're a proactive self-starter who takes initiative and ownership of projects from inception to completion. Your ability to work independently and drive results without constant supervision is essential for success in this role. You demonstrate discipline through planning and execution. 

  • Continuous Improvement Champion: You are a strong advocate for continuous improvement, fostering a culture of openness and adaptability within your team. Your proactive approach to identifying opportunities for growth and enhancement drives positive change and innovation, ensuring that the organization remains agile and competitive in a dynamic market landscape. 

What you will find here:  

Some highlights of our total compensation at Akash Homes are:  

  • Competitive Salary 

  • Extended health care (dental, vision) 

  • Matching RRSP program  

  • Continuing Education Support 

As we continue to scale, we are committed to investing in a total compensation package that matches the needs of our team members.  

Above all, we cherish our culture at Akash Home. Here’s what some of our Akash Team Members have to say:  
 
“This company is like a mismatched puzzle. We all represent different pieces and we all somehow fit together well.” 

"’That's not my job’ - doesn't exist here.” 

“We're supportive and we work really hard. We're kind of like a scrappy startup.” 

IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility) at Akash Homes 

We are dedicated to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

Akash Homes provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

Thank you to all who apply. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.