Invitation to Tender for Internal Audit Services for Smaller Councils

Hamble le Rice Parish Council is seeking to appoint an internal auditor, experienced in supporting smaller councils, with its governance and accounting practices.

The contract would be for a 5-year term. Interested parties will be expected to confirm prior experience in dealing with small councils, confirmation of professional competency, a draft program of inspections and a specimen of reports supplied to other authorities outlining advice and scope for continual improvement as well as the cost of the service broken down by year.

An explanation of how the audits will be conducted and presented to Council should also be included. The contract will also require an initial training and development event for councillors at the start of the contract to equipment them in understanding how best to utilise the skills of the auditor to good effect.

Expressions of interest should be submitted within 2 weeks of this notice and a final proposal submitted by not later than 31 August 2022. For an informal discussion please contact the Clerk.

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