Accounting Supervisor - Real Estate

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Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: San Juan, PR

Company: Popular

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in Puerto Rico, United States & Virgin Islands. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; therefore, we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


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Over 8,000 people in Puerto Rico, United States and Virgin Islands work at Popular.

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Job Type

This is a Full Time Opportunity. 

General Description

Supervises, lead, oversees, coach and develop the Real Estate & Fixed Assets Accounting team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create development plans, complete and discuss performance evaluations, ensure fulfillment of all operational/regulatory personnel processes and requirements.
  • Reward and recognize good performances and create action plans for low performers.
  • Monitor guidelines and processes to maintain accuracy regarding real estate & fixed assets transactions.
  • Manage the EOM closing process, including the review of accruals, variance explanations and/or notes to financial statements.
  • Prepare and/or review reports to be submitted to Senior Management. Conduct oral presentation to Senior Management and/or across the Organization.
  • Management weekly and monthly meetings participation.
  • Oversight of appropriate execution of SOX controls and the timely response to internal and external audit requests.

The candidate must keep up to date on new accounting pronouncements and regulations that may have an impact in Real Estate & Fixed Assets Accounting and should exercise good time management to meet established deadlines. The Candidate must demonstrate strong problem solving and resolution capabilities to maintain up to date systems and to maintain efficiency and accuracy among all the unit processes. Must be capable of leading system changes, new processes integration, etc. Should be able to optimize department processes, build lasting relationships with orders within and outside the unit. Should demonstrate high customer service level standards. Should be analytical and decisive with excellent leadership and communication skills.


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Accounting


At least 2 years of related experience as Supervisor. SAP and ARIBA experience preferable.  

Certifications / Licenses

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills in real estate and fixed assets accounting processes, in analysis of financial information and accounting pronouncements.
  • Strong planning, organizing and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, both in English and Spanish. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
  • Organizational skills to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Availability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays.

Region Locations

Work Schedule


Analytical Discipline
Business Excellence
Change Agent
Collaboration & Teamwork
Customer Centric
Self Development

Additional Requirements

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.


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As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.


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