Date: Apr 18, 2021

Location: San Juan, PR



General Description

Conducts audits to assess effectiveness of internal controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of Popular’s operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Audits department activities for compliance with management’s plans, procedures, policies and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Examines records of departments and interviews workers to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations. 
  • Inspects accounting and financial systems to determine they are properly implemented in accordance with established procedures.
  • Analyzes data obtained from tests performed to determine that internal controls exist and are working effectively.
  • Prepares, discusses, and submits audit findings and recommendations. 

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. 


Related experience in internal or external auditing, preferably in financial institutions

Certifications / Licenses


Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s)

  • Comprehensive understanding of internal control environments
  • Knowledge of internal auditing, internal controls, risk management, and finance and accounting practices and methods.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills (verbal / written); ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, in both English and Spanish.
  • Available to travel as needed.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent people skills to develop and maintain good relationships with auditees, anticipate their needs, present alternatives, and provide follow-up to the agreements reached.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills to work with multiple things and comply with established deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Results-driven and proactive.



Analytical Discipline

Business Excellence

Change Agent


Collaboration & Teamwork

Customer Centric


Additional Information

The information provided here is only a general guide as to the nature of the position and does not constitute an exact description of the goals, tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position. The specific details of each position are described in the employee’s performance evaluation.

Popular Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer