IT Auditor

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: San Juan, PR


A leading financial institution setting the pace through its commitment to corporate values and a superior client satisfaction, seeks a qualified candidate to join its POPULAR team of successful professionals in Puerto Rico for the following position:


IT Auditor

General Description

Conducts audits of systems, applications, and general technology related processes to validate whether appropriate controls are in place that promote the safeguard of assets, accuracy of data, operational efficiency, and compliance with applicable regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs interviews and walkthroughs in a professional manner to gain understanding of the process around systems or applications in the audit scope.  Analyzes data gathered to evaluate the design effectiveness of controls established by Management and develops program to test operating effectiveness as applicable.  Through various data querying, programing, and scripting techniques, plans, writes, and tests repeatable programs required to obtain information needed or to detect exceptions as required.  In coordination with Audit Supervisor and Manager, prepares, discuss, and submit audit findings and recommendations and helps prepare audit report.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.


A minimum of three (3) years of experience in internal or external auditing of information technology; preferably in financial institutions. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s)

  • Comprehensive understanding of internal control environments within the IT function.
  • Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Experience with multiple technology domains including aspects of Windows / Office 365, web and/or database management, software development, networking, and automation.
  • Available to travel as needed.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACL or Arbutus, and Database Querying (SQL).
  • 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. 

Certifications / Licenses


Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)



Analytical Discipline

Collaboration & Teamwork

Change Agent

Customer Centric


Business Excellence


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.

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the published job.

As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers at all times, 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.


Popular Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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