EQUEST FOR FINANCIAL AUDIT
PROJECT PARTNERS' FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017
The following request for proposal (RFP) is to conduct audit on financial statement of 10 Heifer International Cambodiaís project partners in Kompong Thom, Kompong Cham, Svay Rieng, Kompot, Takeo, Prey Veng and Phnom Penh (Note: 3 mains office in Phnom Penh but Implementing-office is in Siem Reap, Kompong Speu, and Prey Veng Province) for the fiscal year of 2017 covering the period from 01 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.
Background Information on Projects of Heifer International Cambodia
Heifer International Cambodia, a non-profit, humanitarian INGO dedicated to working with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth by providing livestock, education and other resources to help poor families become self-reliance. Heifer implements its project through partnership with local and international NGOs.
Heifer International Cambodia has been active in Cambodia since late 1982, primarily provided infrastructure support in the animal health and husbandry sectors, in partnership with American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). The early projects focused on technical training, vaccination programs, and Hemorrhagic Septicemia (HS) vaccine production.
In January 1999, the Heifer International representative office was established in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and was officially registered as a branch office of Heifer International with Ministry of Foreigner Affairs and International Cooperation in 2006. Furthermore, Heifer's program in Cambodia has gained legal support by the Royal Decree on Farmers' Association Establishment, which provides a legal framework and supports the rights of every Cambodian in forming and establishing an association and/or cooperative.
II. SCOPE OF WORK
We are seeking a registered qualified audit firm, preferably with relevant not-for-profit sector expertise, to conduct audit services for fiscal year 2017 on Heifer International Cambodiaís project partners in the provinces as detailed below:
1. Objectives of the Audit:
a. The auditor will be expected to issue a written report on their findings by separately report of each project partner.
b. Scan PDF file (Final Report)
c. Number of Copy (4 copies)
d. Heifer International Cambodia will be the recipient of the Audit Report
Heifer International Cambodia reserves the right to ask questions and receive a direct reply from the audit firm related to the project audits.
III. PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Firm Background and Experience
The proposal should describe your firmís expertise and any relevant not-for-profit industry experience. Also, include the size of your firm, other areas, in which the firm specializes, and significant professional memberships and affiliations.
2. Identify Key Personnel in the Engagement Team
Please explain your approach to staffing and provide information on the professionals who will be engaged in the audit activities, including related experience of the primary contact.
3. Approach/Methodology to Conducting the Review
Please describe your firmís auditing philosophy and methodology. Please detail the steps of the engagements, noting stages that would directly involve our personnel, including your overall expectations of client involvement.
4. Fees and Expenses
Please outline your fee structure for the project noted above. Please include an estimate of any expenses necessary to adequately perform the work required and related activities needed to maintain a quality client relationship.
Please list contact information for at least three organizations similar to Heifer International Cambodia. Also, provide a list of major not-for-profit clients.
IV. SELECTION PROCESS
Proposals are due 31st May 2017. Please prepare and send proposal by electronic mail and hard copy to Sokunthea.Neak@heifer.org
Heifer International Cambodia reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to negotiate separately with any source whatsoever in any manner necessary to serve the best interest of Heifer International Cambodia. Heifer International Cambodia does not intend to make an award solely on the basis of any response to this RFP.
Questions and Proposal Submissions
Please direct questions to the following individual:
Name: Dy Thida
Title: Senior Finance Officer - Program
Tel.: 023 221 195
Fax: 023 211 323
Thank you for your
cooperation in this matter, and I look forward to hearing from you.