The City of East Providence is requesting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2020 with the option of auditing its financial statements for each of the two subsequent years.

The East Providence School Department uses the Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA). The auditors engaged to perform the annual audit of the District shall also be engaged to report on their tests of compliance with the School UCOA requirements in an agreed-upon procedures compliance attestation format.

Four (4) copies of the BID FORM shall be submitted in one (1) sealed envelope to the Controller’s Office, Attn: Procurement Specialist, Room 103, City Hall, 145 Taunton Ave., East Providence, RI 02914 no later than THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM. The bids will be publicly recorded. Bids received with a time of 11:01 AM or later will be rejected. The envelope needs to be marked BID EP19/20-36.

During the evaluation process, the City reserves the right, where it may serve the City of East Providence’s best interest, to request additional information or clarifications from proposers, or to allow corrections of minor errors or omissions at the discretion of the City of East Providence, firms submitting proposals may be requested to make oral presentations as part of the evaluation process. The City reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest.

Any questions regarding the specifications may be directed to Malcolm Moore, Finance Director in writing at by THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM.


Blum Sharpiro
Bid Tabulation