Independent Auditor Request for Proposal

Green Hills Women Shelter Independent Auditor Request for Proposal (RFP)

Green Hills Women Shelter (GHWS) (a domestic violence shelter) is a 501(C) 3, non-profit organization in the state of Missouri. Green Hills Women’s Shelter would like to review bids for which accounting firm will service the organization’s accounting needs for the year ending December 31, 2017. GHWS expects to use the following accounting services:

Financial Compilation for the years ending December 31, 2017

Audit of the financial statements and payroll records for the year ending December 31, 2017

Preparation of related management letters for the 2017 year

Presentation of compilation or audit results to the Finance Committee

Preparation and filing of 990 annually by filing deadline

Limited consultation on financial and accounting matters related to the organization as required throughout the year

Very limited consultation on tax matters as required throughout the year

The primary users of the financial statements are the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Outside of the audit or financial compilation and meetings with management, we anticipate few if any additional hours for consultation throughout the year.

Cost of Audit / Financial Compilation Services to GHWS – please complete the bid form below and include it with your proposal.

Additional information that you feel would be useful to your proposal

We have enclosed the following information to assist in the preparation of your proposal:

Appendix A: Bid & References form – to be filled out and submitted with your proposal

Appendix B: Audit Time Table and Deliverables

Financial Compilations for the years ending December 2017

Your proposal should include the following information:

  • Brief overview of your firm
  • Experience working with non-profit clients similar to GHWS
  • Your firm’s audit approach, including review of internal controls
  • List of key personnel that will work with GHWS, including their degree of expertise and prior experience
  • Verification of Bonding through your insurance carrier
  • Procedures used to monitor work and communicate with GHWS staff

Please submit your proposal by April 6, 2018 by 5 PM CDT. It will be reviewed at GHWS April board meeting. You will be notified of our selection no later April 20, 2018. Please note that the GHWS Board reserves the right to reject any proposals submitted and to make the award where it appears to be in our best interest.

Thank you in advance for your interest! If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Janelle Vestal at (660) 654-3561 or  or Tammy Taylor, Executive/Program Director at (816) 632-4900 or








Tammy Taylor

Executive/Program Director

Green Hills Women Shelter