ActionAid: External Auditors

ActionAid South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 30 November, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

ACTIONAID South Africa
                              Terms of Reference: External Auditors   
                         

 Action Aid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty. ActionAid South Africa (AASA) is part of ActionAid International, an anti-poverty agency working with people living in poverty in over 47 countries. ActionAid works with people to help develop their rights as well as non-governmental organisations. We also work internationally to try and influence pro-poor policy processes to create an environment that helps the struggles of communities living in poverty.
 
The External Auditors will need to respect our diversity, the people, and  communities where we conduct work or do business and the following:

  1. The values, vision, mission, identity, policies, and standards of the Organisation

Scope of work:

An introduction of the firm/team of consultants; including its client base and previous experience in the field of the requested proposal (special focus on statutory audit of international non-governmental organizations); availability and time for senior audit staff should be detailed.

b)   Analysis of Scope of Work detailing understanding of the required tasks and proposed methodology. A proposed schedule with audit interested to complete no later than  mentioned at the must also be included. 
c)   List of References and contact information
d)   Detailed budget with breakdown including item descriptions, units (e.g. man-day) and unit costs.
e)   Certificate of registration of the Audit firm and latest copies of practising certificates for the managing partners and the designated audit partner and manager.
f)  Valid Tax compliance certificate etc

Objectives of the assignmentTo validate and verify all transactions, expenditure of all ActionAid South Africa (AASA) accounts, contracts, banks etc in line with statutory requirements .
 
CONTRACT / AGREEMENT SELECTION

ActionAid South Africa will award the contract or agreement to the responsible and responsive applicant whose offer is determined to be the most advantageous based on technical responsiveness and cost.

ActionAid  South Africa intends to award a fixed price contract for this activity. 
 
CONFIDENTIALITY/OWNERSHIP.

The Contractor (s) and his/her employees will not at any time, either during the term of the Contract or thereafter divulge, furnish or make available, either directly or indirectly, to any person, firm, corporation or other entity, any proprietary information used by ActionAid South Africa. The Contractor agrees that all such matters and information shall be kept strictly and confidential. The Contractor, upon cessation of the Contract, irrespective of the time, manner or reason of terminations, will immediately surrender and deliver to ActionAid all material and data of every kind belonging to AASA. All manuals or other products as a result of this activity shall remain under the ownership of AASA

Payment terms:

  • In consideration for the provision of Services, ActionAid South Africa agrees to pay a total fee of as per the industrial standard (inclusive of VAT if any)
  • No payment will be made for costs incurred other than will be in an Agreement
  • Payment is subject to satisfactory progress and quality of the services to be performed by the audit firm in with all standards

Submission of Proposal

  • Interested consultants/Audit/Accredited Financial firms etc are requested to submit both their technical and financial proposal with title External Auditors at the cover  or email subject in either hard copies or electronic not later than 27 November 2020 as per below details:

Appication Procedure

Please send your applications proposals to the following: email: rsarecruitments@actionaid.org, no later than Monday, 30 November 2020
 
Should you have further questions only related to the ToR, please submit your request on email to the on Country Director Nondumiso Nsibande on: nondumiso.nsibande@actionaid.org
 
NB: Important information to note due to Global Pandemic our office telephone numbers are current affected not in full operational and will not be answered as per normal

ActionAid South Africa reserves the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time

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