August 26, 2019

RFP – Audit Services

Notice:  Request for Proposals – Audit Services

The Arlington Entertainment Area Management District (AEAMD) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit the District’s financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, with the option of auditing the District’s financial statements for the five subsequent fiscal years. The audit must be completed no later than April 15, 2020.

Your proposal should contain but not be limited to the following considerations:

  1. Eligibility- authorization by the State Board of Accountants to conduct audits for Texas Local Governments, Chapter 375.
  2. Experience of your firm in relation to the scope of audits for the District.
    A list of similar local governments or pertinent accounts served by your firm (April 15, 2019).
    — Participation of senior audit personnel assigned to the engagement.
    — Frequency of contact with fiscal personnel.
    — Availability of staff to respond to questions within the scope of the engagement and the hourly charge, if any, for services outside the scope of the audit.
  3. Audit firm staff stability history – what assurances can you provide the District regarding the assignment of your permanent personnel to the engagement.
  4. Describe capability to audit a QuickBooks bookkeeping system.
  5. Procedures used to transmit information electronically, such as Drop Box, secured email, etc.
  6. Detailed audit plan.

If you wish to make a proposal to the AEAMD, a packet of detailed information regarding the District is available upon request using the contact information below. All proposals must be submitted no later than 12:00pm, Friday, November 1, 2019 to the Post Office Box listed below. There will be no physical drop off locations.

Any questions concerning this request for proposal should be addressed to:

Melinda G. Brittain, CPM
General Manager
PO Box 971
Arlington, TX 76004


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