The Sun City Fire District is requesting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit financial statements for a period of five (5) years, beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020. Governmental audits – Fire District audits – require very specialized knowledge in yellow book and government accounting standards. These audits are to be performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, the standards set forth in the U.S. General Accounting Office’s Government Auditing Standards (2007, Revised), the provisions of the Federal Single Audit Act of 1984 and the Single Audit Act Amendment of 1996 and Title 2 U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance); and,
There is not an expressed or implied obligation for the Sun City Fire District to reimburse responding firms for any expenses incurred in preparing proposals in response to this request.
Sealed Proposals will be received at the Sun City Fire District, 18602 North 99th Avenue, Sun City, Arizona 85373, until 3:00 P.M., Arizona time, June 30, 2020. Any proposal received after 3:00 P.M. on the above-stated date will be returned unopened. The outside of the proposal envelope shall indicate the name and address of the proposer, shall be addressed to Ron Deadman, Fire Chief, Sun City Fire & Medical Department, at the above address and shall be marked: “2020-F-1 SEALED RFP – PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES” and shall contain one (1) original and five (5) copies of the proposal. The District anticipates selecting a firm and awarding a contract by July 1, 2020.
The full and complete request for proposal may be obtained by contacting Gabe Buldra, Financial Director, by phone at (480) 422-9777 or by Gabe@jamesvincentgroup.com.
During the evaluation process, the Sun City Fire District reserves the right, where it may serve the District’s best interest, to request additional information or clarifications from proposers. At the discretion of the Sun City Fire District, firms submitting proposals may be requested to make oral presentations as part of the evaluation process.
The Sun City Fire District reserves the right to retain all proposals submitted and to use any ideas in a proposal regardless of whether that proposal is selected. Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance by the firm of the conditions contained in this request for proposal, unless clearly and specifically noted in the proposal submitted, and confirmed in the contract between the Sun City Fire District and the firm selected.