Senior Internal Auditor - Clayton Properties Group in Maryville, TN in 5000 CLAYTON RD ,MARYVILLE,TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Senior Internal Auditor - Clayton Properties Group in Maryville, TN

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, finances, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip those individuals for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports a work / life balance. 


The Internal Control Senior will assess and monitor risks related to Clayton Properties Group operations and financial statements, as well as conduct assessments and audits to ensure that identified risks are defined and mitigating controls are implemented and operating effectively. 


  • Participate in the facilitation of annual and ongoing risk assessments.
  • Perform internal control assessments and audits to validate the presence and effectiveness of key controls and ensure compliance with the risk and control matrices and company policies and procedures.
  • Assist business in policy development.
    Identify risks and assist process owners in the development of preventative strategies, including design and implementation of controls.
  • Perform process and internal control walk-throughs to clearly identify and validate controls. 
    Partner with and promote strong relationships with business unit stakeholders to develop a good understanding of the business, relevant financial reporting risks, and core key processes.
  • Evaluate key controls with control owners to identify any changes in existing controls or new activities which may require controls.
  • Identify gaps in internal control design that could lead to financial reporting risk.
  • Support mitigation of action items by helping the business understand findings, potential controls, or other issues dependent on remediation.
  • Responsible for maintenance and preparation of detailed and accurate documentation, including narratives, risk control matrices, process flowcharts, reports, management responses, and remediation follow up. 
  • Lead adhoc projects to deliver improved processes and controls as requested by management.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of control assessments and audits to the Internal Controls Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business-related area.
  • 5 or more years of experience in external audit, internal audit, SOX Compliance, or a combination of relevant experiences.
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and risk, including experience in designing, implementing, or analyzing processes and system of internal controls.
  • CPA or CIA certification preferred.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills by developing relationships with business leaders and serve as a trusted adviser who excels in both supporting the business and enforcing policy decisions and internal controls when required.
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio.
  • High level of attention to detail. 
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to think critically and problem-solve.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to take initiative on tasks while working remotely.
  • Construction or home building industry experience a plus.

MARYVILLE, Tennessee, 37804
United States

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