Invitation to Tender: External Audit Service

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We are Family for Every Child (Family), a global alliance of local civil society organisations working together to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in need.

The Board of Trustees of Family is seeking to appoint external auditors for the provision of Financial Audits and related services for the period of five years commencing with the current financial year, which ends on the 31st of March 2024, subject to annual reviews of performance and costs.

Current Situation Overview

Family is seeking a new external auditor to replace our existing auditor, who has served our organisation faithfully since its start for over eight years. We believe that a fresh perspective and alignment with industry best practices are essential to maintain transparency, accountability, and financial integrity.


The primary objective of this tender is to select a reputable audit firm that can provide high-quality external audit services for Family. The chosen auditor will be responsible for conducting financial audits in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, providing recommendations for improvements, and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory and accounting standards. The winning company will likely be contracted on an annual basis for a period of up to five years.

Family seeks to ensure its audit arrangements are maintained at the best possible standards whilst achieving good value for money.

We aim for the contract to commence by the start of March 2024. The first year audit will be for the Financial Year ending 31st of March 2024.

Service Requirements

At a minimum, Family requires the following services to be carried out:

a. Standard Services: External audit, Regular engagement, Additional meetings (number), Accounts return review (if and when required by Companies House)
b. Value Add Services: Value-added support, Technical information/updates of sector-specific matters

How to apply

Download our “Invitation to Tender” document for detailed information.

Proposals should be sent to by 8:00PM, 9th of February 2024.

Invitation to Tender

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