Request for Proposals
Annual Auditing Services
The KWAHN Corporation is a corporate Charter of Pit River Tribe (PRT) a Federally Recognized Tribe; KWAHN Corp. is now accepting proposals from CPA firms to provide a financial audit for fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.
Contract for audit services shall be in accordance with Best Business practices and procurement and Indian preference Policy applied.
The Auditor must be responsible, qualified CPA, and must be able to perform the audit in accordance with accepted principles and guidelines. Perform a full scope audit and be conducted in accordance with the general accepted auditing principles. The KWAHN Corp. audit will address the full scope of its Convenience store and fuel station operations.
The report package must include: Financial Statements, Schedule of expenditures, Auditors opinion on the financial statements, and required supplemental schedules, report on Internal control related to the financial statements, report on compliance with laws, regulations and the provisions of contract agreements, non-compliance that could have a material effect on the financial statements, schedule of findings and questioned costs.
Proposals should also be submitted with the following criteria: qualifications with prior experience and references in auditing businesses of similar nature. Proposals shall include the costs to perform the audit, and the audit must be completed and forwarded by June 30, 2012. Auditors claiming Indian Preference must attach proof of Indian Ownership with the proposal.
Identify the partner, manager, and in charge accountant who will be assigned to our audit if successfully bid, and provide biographies. Describe how your firm will approach the audit of the KWAHN Corp., including any association or affiliate member firm personnel, and the areas that will receive primary emphasis. Discuss the firm’s use of technology in the audit. Discuss the communication process used by the firm to discuss issues with the management.
Include a copy of your firm’s most recent peer review report, the related letter of comments, and the firm’s response to the letter of comments.
Evaluation of Proposals: The KWAHN Board will evaluate proposals on a qualitative basis. This includes our review of the firm’s peer review report and related materials, interviews with senior engagement personnel to be assigned to our audit, results with discussions with other clients, and the firms’ completeness and timeliness in its response to this proposal.
If you choose not to send a proposal, a statement from your firm would be greatly appreciated for our records.
Please submit your response to this request for proposal by January 31, 2012. For further information please contact:
David Hawkins, Executive Director
KWAHN Corporation Board
P.O. Box 1087
Burney, California, 96013