Updated December 05, 2022
Erick Paul is currently the Assistant Secretary of the National Treasury in the Department of Finance and Administration, FSM-National Government. In this capacity, he supervises more than twenty-nine employees including those working at the treasury field offices in Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap. Some of his fundamental responsibilities as an Assistant Secretary are managing the entire treasury with all of its functions as well as the field offices; ensuring compliance with enabling laws and regulations; providing accounting advice; and managing and monitoring accounting, payroll, receipts, and disbursements for all of the FSM. In addition, he is responsible for maintaining the Financial Management Regulations, providing sound policies regarding treasury matters or issues to the leadership, setting needed policies and procedures, providing cash management policies and cooperating with auditors to remedy any audit findings.
Mr. Paul began his career in 2013 at the Office of the National Public Auditor (ONPA) as the Auditor-In- Charge. Working as an auditor impacted his career and prepared him in to deal with clients, ensuring compliance, and most importantly learning about individual clients or government entities under audit.
Erik graduated from Chaminade University of Honolulu with a Bachelor’s in Accounting.
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