Clayton Homes
Staff Auditor
At a glance
Location: US-TN-Maryville Map
Posted: 01/06/2020
Closing: 02/05/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Clayton Homes
Job description

Staff Auditor - Maryville, TN

Staff Auditor

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation’s leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing.

Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry; we take pride in ensuring that all Clayton homeowners receive a high level of customer service from the time they visit one of our Home Centers all the way through to the time they take ownership of their new home.

Position summary:

The Internal Auditor is responsible for work on various audit projects to contribute to the completion of the audit plan, focused on customer experience and the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.

Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a participating auditor or auditor-in-charge for various audit, advisory assignments, and special projects across Clayton’s vertically integrated housing company by:
  • Planning, scoping, developing and executing audit/advisory programs under the supervision of a project lead
  • Perform focused risk-based auditing based on a risk assessment process
  • Developing data analytics and data visualizations for audits and special projects by:
  • Locating and scrubbing data from various sources
  • Filtering and analyzing data
  • Interpreting data for decision making
  • Presenting data in a meaningful and visually compelling format
  • Communicating progress, any issues and audit findings to management on a timely basis
  • Collaborating with management to co-develop appropriate recommendations and action plans to address findings
  • Reviews existing test plans and works to find efficiencies, including using automation or analytics techniques
  • Finishes projects on time and on budget
  • Conducts follow-up testing on corrective action for previously identified issues.
  • Serve as an advisor to management on more complex projects by:
  • Developing subject matter expert knowledge of assigned business unit operations and associated risks
  • Developing a solid understanding of the business strategies for the specific area or process under review
  • Communicating with and educating process owners on the importance of controls and an effective control environment
  • Providing audit project support to leads by carrying out audit tasks as assigned
  • Focus on developing audit techniques and skillset in planning, testing, work paper development and report writing
  • Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and process levels
  • Completes training to develop audit skill and works towards achieving or maintaining professional certifications
  • Perform other duties as assigned including management special requests
  • Flexibility to travel on an “as-needed” basis to support the audit plan and special projects
  • This position may allow working 50% from home or a remote location
  • 10% travel 


  • 4-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or general business
  • CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA or other audit certifications preferred
  • Related work experience in applicable professional financial or operational auditing. Previous experience with a manufacturing, retail, insurance, and/or financial services organization a plus
  • Collaborative, practical approach to interactions with business partners
  • Experience designing and using computer assisted audit techniques
  • Experience reading and interpreting SQL or developing test plans using Sequel Server Management Studio and T-SQL
  • Delivered valuable insights by developing custom analytics and reports using ACL, IDEA, Tableau or other analytic software
  • Experience conducting independent research and applying the information learned to tasks
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, including advanced formulas and features
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of management and staff
  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple deadlines, complete tasks timely and follow up as needed to complete projects within time and schedule budgets
  • Professional, well organized, thorough, committed, urgent, and a resourceful problem solver
  • Self-starter with ability to work under constructive supervision
  • Experience adapting from working in a team environment to working individually


  • 401(K) includes 100% company match of the first 4%
  • Medical and Dental Plan with Prescription Coverage and Vision
  • Paid Time Off days and holidays
  • Wellness Programs and On-site workout facility
  • On-site restaurant
  • Quarterly bonuses!!!

MARYVILLE, Tennessee, 37804
United States
JobCategory: Information Technology
Staff Auditor