Updated March 20, 2023
Trifonovitch Jay Sound is an Auditor III with the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Office of the National Public Auditor. Mr. Sound is responsible for assessing policies and procedures, inspecting projects funded by FSM and its donors, and determining if there are any significant findings of non-compliance. In this role, he works with the audit team to plan and design auditing projects. Mr. Sound ensures that standards of quality and accuracy are maintained in audits and other financial reports. He meets with auditees to discuss findings and audit outcomes, reports auditing issues, and assists in resolving them.
Mr. Sound was born and raised in Chuuk and currently resides in Pohnpei. He holds an Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice from the University of Hawaii at Honolulu Community College, Hawaii, and a Bachelor of Science from Chaminade University in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
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Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.