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Request For Proposal (AMENDED) - Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians - Annual Financial Auditing Services

 

December 13, 2021

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians (RLBCI) is currently seeking proposals form Certified Public Accounting firms to perform the annual audit of the company's financial statements in accordance with OMB Circular A-133, the Single Audit Act, Governmental Auditing Standards, and applicable federal, state or tribal laws and regulations. The audit will cover the tribe's year ending 2022, with a tribal option to extend the contract for up to two additional years.

Background

Red Lake nation, with its unique lineage of Ojibwe people is an independent nation that is federally recognized as an Indian tribe, which possesses all the powers of a Sovereign Nation.

The tribe consists of more than 80 programs. A list of these programs can be found at https://redlakenation.org/directory/. The tribe receives funding from federal, state and other sources totaling $215 million in 2019.

RLBCI requires three separate independent audit reports. A summary of the 3 requested audit reports include:

• RLBCI Government – wide Financial Audit

• RLBCI Special Revenue Financial Audit

• Red Lake Comprehensive Health Financial Audit

• Mino Bimaadiziwin Apartment Complex (low income tax credit experience preferred). This is a new audit for the Tribe.

The 2020 audit will be completed by 11/15/21 and may be requested by emailing bkolling@redlakenation.org.

Expected Timelines and Deadline for proposals

The expected time line in completing field work is on or before March 31st of each year with a final audit issuance date on or before June 30th of each year.

Proposals must be submitted to the Director of Finance no later than January 10, 2022. A final decision of selected audit firm will be made March 15, 2022.

To review entire RFP and requirements, please visit http://www.redlakenation.org.

To request further information, please direct all inquiries to:

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians

Attn: Brenda Kolling, Director of Finance bkolling@redlakenation.org

PO Box 594

Red Lake, 56671

218-679-1426

 

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