Washington State Department of Enterprise Services

Contract Summary

Financial and Auditing Services
This contract is Two-Tiered

Contract #: 05913
Replaces: 32206 , 32010 & 03712

This contract includes Financial and Audit Services.

Financial and Audit Services shall include, but is not limited to conducting various audits ad reviews in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) including Local Government Audits, Opinion Audits, Internal Audits, Fiscal Reviews, New Process/Change Management Consulting, Risk Assessment Instruction, Legal Compliance, Internal Control, Financial Statement Preparation and Review, Financial Performance Audits, Assist with Federal Grants and Forensic Audits.

***What are 2-Tier Contracts?***
DES manages multiple 2-Tier Contracts for non-IT professional services. These non-IT 2-Tier Contracts work like this:
• Tier 1: General (wide) category scope procurement is posted and completed by Enterprise Services to Pre-Qualify Bidders with in a category (example Facilitators & Facilitation Services, Organizational Development)
• Tier 2: Detailed (specific) scope project procurement posted and completed by the Purchaser to award work to one (1) or more Pre-Qualified Bidders/Contractors as established in Tier 1.

***2nd Tier Process***
When it comes to the Tier 2 process, purchasers have 2 options, depending on the size of the project. It is important to follow the process outlined below to ensure that competition is happening as required by RCW 39.26.

Option 1: Rapid Selection – For small projects under $10,000 (excluding sales tax) or $13,000 (excluding sales tax) if the purchase is being made from a microbusiness, minibusiness or small business as defined by RCW 39.26.010, Purchasers can complete a Rapid Selection Award (no competition required). You can also find more information by reviewing Policy # DES-125-03.
Option 2: Tier 2 Solicitation– For larger projects (over the $10k & $13k ceilings explained in Option 1) purchasers must complete a Tier 2 Solicitation. Details on the 2nd Tier solicitation can be found in the Tier 2 Handbook (under Resources).

Current Term Start Date: 08-01-2015
Award Date: 02-24-2014
Est. Annual Worth: $516,807
Current Term Ends On: 02-01-2020
Final Term Ends On: 02-01-2020
Commodity Code(s): 918-04, 918-49, 946-20, 946-31
Diversity: 33% WBE 8% MBE
# of Bids Received: 17

Contact Info:
Leslie Edwards
(360) 407-8416

Secondary Contact Info:
Team D
(360) 407-2215

Who Can Use This Contract?

  • Rates & Points of Contact
  • Specifications
  • Contract & Amendments
  • Solicitation Documents
  • Bid Tab
  • Memo to File
  • Tier 2 Handbook

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