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Intermediate Auditor

Clayton Homes

Clayton Homes

Marketing & Communications
Maryville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024


The Intermediate Auditor is responsible for providing an audit project leadership role in the completion of the department’s compliance, operational and tech audit plans, focused on customer experience and the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.

Job duties & responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of a manager, serve as a lead or participating auditor for various audit, advisory assignments, and special projects across Clayton’s vertically integrated housing company by:

    • Completing assigned planning, fieldwork, and reporting activities;

    • Preparing project status reports and following up on outstanding project deliverables;

    • Collaborating with stakeholders and the project lead to develop recommendations and action plans;

    • Conducting follow-up testing for validation of corrective actions submitted to close opportunities for improvement;

    • Participating in data analytics and risk assessment brainstorming; and

    • Performing continuous monitoring transaction research.

  • Serve as an advisor to management on advisory projects.

  • Develop subject matter expertise in Company operations and auditing skillset in planning, testing, work paper development, and report writing.

  • Have an active role in the training and mentoring of new and junior team members by overseeing auditors on a project basis and reviewing work papers for accuracy and completeness.

  • Develop a solid understanding of the business strategies and operations for the specific area or process under review.

  • Engage with business partners to nurture strong relationships and educate process owners on the importance of controls and an effective control environment.

  • Complete training to develop audit skills and works towards achieving or maintaining professional certifications.

  • Perform other duties as assigned including management special requests.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or general business, or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of related work experience in professional compliance, technology, or operational auditing in a related industry a plus.

  • CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMCP, or other audit certifications, or working toward certifications, preferred.

  • Proficient in Office 365 applications including Excel and Word. SQL experience a plus.

  • Collaborative, practical approach to interactions with business partners.

  • Experience with leading audit projects.

  • Ability to conduct independent research and apply the information learned to tasks.

  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of management and staff. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to diverse audiences.

  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple deadlines, complete tasks timely, and follow up as needed to complete projects within time and schedule budgets.

  • Flexibility to adapt from working in a team environment to working individually.

  • Experience creatively solving problems by conducting independent research and communicating with outside teams.

  • Applicants who have a family member employed by Clayton (or other relationship presenting a conflict of interest) may not be considered.


  • Up to 15%

Why Clayton?
Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Clayton provides competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.
Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.
Clayton’s Home Office campus offers an onsite restaurant, onsite fitness facility with full gym, in-person and virtual workout classes, yoga / barre studio, volleyball and basketball courts, walking paths, and a disc golf course.
Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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