The Town of Belgrade invites qualified independent public accountants to submit proposals for the performance of an audit of its financial accounts and records covering the term of three fiscal years for the purpose of rendering an auditor’s opinion regarding the fairness of applicable financial statements and in compliance with applicable legal provisions, in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
The account system of the municipality is comprised of a general ledger and other books of account and is organized on the basis of funds and account groups. The following funds: General, Special Revenue, Capital Projects, and Trust Fund.
Copies of your proposals, clearly marked, “AUDITOR PROPOSAL”, will be accepted by the Town of Belgrade, 990 Augusta Road, Belgrade, Maine 04917, until May 10, 2019 at 4 pm. They will be opened by the Town Manager at 4 pm on May 10, 2019.
Proposals will then be reviewed by the Town Manager, Treasurer, and Board of Selectmen and then may be awarded on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at their next regularly scheduled Select Board meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Your proposal must contain the following information at a minimum:
The municipality may wish to conduct oral interviews with the firms considered most qualified in order to assist the municipality in the selection. Meetings will be scheduled the week of May 13, 2019.