The Oglala Sioux Tribe (OST) is seeking a Certified Public Accountant (individual or organization) to provide accounting services to fulfill accounting and financial requirements.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is a non-profit organization located in the southwest corner of South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and is now accepting proposals for accounting services for a period of one (1) year beginning upon approval from the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council. However, the contract can be negotiated and renewed not to exceed three (3) years total.
The purpose of the Request for Proposal is to outline the requirements for the Oglala Sioux Tribe and to solicit bids from qualified vendors to perform these services. Submitted and accepted bids will be reviewed to identify which vendor might be the best qualified to perform the accounting services for the Oglala Sioux Tribe, which receives funding from multiple federal entities. These federal entities have different reporting and financial reporting requirements. The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking Certified Public Accountants with knowledge and experience in the area of tribal governments administering federal contracts and grants.
Selected Certified Public Accountant services will include, but may not be limited to, accounts reconciliation, contract/grant tracking, financial reporting reconciliations, audit preparation, submittal of indirect costs proposals, accounting principles training, Cares Act and American Recovery Act (ARP) reconciliations, and reporting to the federal agency.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe reserves the right to reject any and all proposals that do not align with the need of any specific project and to make a selection based on the best interest of the Oglala Sioux Tribe for the specified service or project. The Oglala Sioux Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and service provider that complies with all federal and state requirements, regulations, and laws outlined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Procurement Policies.
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