Sieda Community Action is seeking proposals to contract for a financial and compliance audit for the year ending 2018. The proposal includes options for two additional years. Only licensed certified public accountants may respond to this request for proposals (RFP). Proposals must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 21, 2018, and all costs incurred in the preparation of a proposal responding to this RFP will be the responsibility of the Offeror and will not be reimbursed by Sieda Community Action.

Your proposal and inquiries should be directed to:

Cindy Atwood
Fiscal Officer
Sieda Community Action
PO Box 658
Ottumwa, IA 52501
641-682-8741 ext 153.

Proposals can be submitted electronically to or by hard copy by the closing submission date noted above. Offerors submitting hard copies must provide two copies of the proposal. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to ensure that the proposal is received by Sieda by the date and time specified. Late proposals will not be considered. It is important that the mailed proposals be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked in the lower left-hand corner with the following information.

Request for Proposal
4:30 p.m. (3/21/18)
Sealed Proposal
For Audit Services

At the discretion of Sieda, Offerers submitting proposals may be requested to make oral presentations as part of the evaluation process. Presentations may be delivered in person or via teleconference. Reasonable advance notice will be provided to selected Offerers. Not all Offerers submitting a proposal will be asked to participate in oral presentations.

It is expected that a decision about selection of the successful audit firm will be made within one week of the closing date for the receipt of proposals. Upon conclusion of final negotiations with the successful audit firm, all Offerors submitting proposals in response to this Request for Proposal will be informed, in writing, of the name of the successful audit firm.