Global Audit Director- Charlotte, NC

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: Dentsply Sirona, Inc


Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.


Bringing out the best in people


As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we’re looking for the best to join us.


Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:


Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.


Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.


Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.


Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.  



The Global Audit Director position is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and innovation to Dentsply Sirona’s Corporate Audit function.  This is a critical leadership position that reports to the Chief Audit Executive and is tasked with leading a global team in executing projects that provide objective, independent assurance regarding the operational effectiveness of Dentsply Sirona’s internal controls and processes, as well as the accuracy and reliability of financial, managerial and operational information.  This position will work collaboratively with other key functions, including Finance, Legal, Supply Chain, Commercial and Compliance to effectively deliver results. 


The Global Audit Director also has critical leadership responsibility for supporting the Enterprise Risk Management Program, executing the program for the benefit of the global organization to ensure clarity in understanding of risks facing the company, their alignment with strategic objectives and effective mitigation strategies are implemented. 


This position supports the Chief Audit Executive in continually improving Corporate Audit’s perceived and actual value and driving a culture of continuous improvement. The Global Audit Director will perform a risk-based scoping exercise in support of developing an annual plan for execution, while remaining agile and cognizing of emerging or changing risks, responding accordingly.  This position will also be responsible for ensuring work is performed consistent with internal and generally accepted audit methodology, providing strategic direction on projects to ensure a high-quality audit work and audit reports.   Creating a culture of effective risk management, accountability, and demonstration of risk awareness across the organization, while operating in an ethical and compliant manner will be critical to be successful in this position.

The candidate will be joining an innovative and dynamic company at an exciting time with the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the future direction of Dentsply Sirona.  The Corporate Audit team is a growing and evolving team that is continuously developing audit and business partnering opportunities that will influence how the company operates, and further impact a transformative environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support the development, prioritization and execution of a high-impact audit plan encompassing Finance, Operations, IT/Cyber and Anti-Fraud and Corruption projects
  • Lead the annual risk assessment and planning process to develop risk-informed audit plans, policies and procedures
  • Lead the execution of a comprehensive program to assess the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting to support compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
  • Serve as a key resource to support the relationship and successful performance of the external auditor
  • Work collaboratively with business and operational areas, respond effectively to management requests for special audit projects and investigations, and serve as an advisory resource in the area of processes and internal controls
  • Review, revise and prepare for publication reports summarizing operational projects executed, ensuring clear and comprehensive articulation of the project scope, procedures, results and corrective actions
  • Administer the Enterprise Risk Management program, assisting the company in identifying top risks facing the company and develop mitigation response plans to aid in minimizing the impact of a risk event
  • Drive internal controls and risk assessment protocols across financial processes and support identification of dependent IT processes and systems requiring assessment
  • Lead a global team of professionals with the necessary depth of expertise and credibility to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives; oversees their learning, talent development and performance evaluations.




Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Graduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline, preferred.
  • Professional certification in accounting (CPA) or Audit (CIA) that is actively maintained
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in related function
  • Foundational experience in Big 4 public accounting firm; large multi-national public company audit/risk/compliance experience preferred
  • Global company experience, including leadership of a globally disbursed team
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP applications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong financial and operational acumen
  • Superior oral, presentation and written communication skills
  • Intellectually curious, embraces continuous learning and expanding professional knowledge
  • Ability to build relationships and work with various levels of internal and external constituencies, such as top leaders, external key partners and consultants.
  • Adept at leveraging technology and analytics to improve internal audit effectiveness.
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment with multiple, changing, and competing priorities.
  • Strong team orientation, and ability to fit in with Dentsply Sirona’s culture
  • Results- and continuous improvement- oriented; ability to anticipate and plan, to drive policy and process initiatives and lead changes with a strategic global mindset
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a proactive and pragmatic approach to solving and correcting problems collaboratively and ensuring the organization learns and assimilates those; strong follow-through skills; detail oriented.
  • Positive, can-do hands-on attitude with good influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong moral compass, committed to operating with an unwavering commitment to ethics and compliance
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, approximately 15%



Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

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