South Tipperary Development: Invitation to Tender

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South Tipperary Development

Invitation to Tender for the Provision of Auditing Services 2021 Accounts to 2023 Accounts (Inclusive)

1: Introduction Company Background

South Tipperary Development CLG is a not for profit local development company operating in South Tipperary.
The company delivers a number of Rural Development and Social Inclusion Programs in South Tipperary.
The primary programs delivered are: Rural Development program, Social Inclusion & Community Activation Program, Tus, Rural Social Scheme, National Countryside Recreation Strategy, Primary Healthcare Program for the Traveller Community, Little Orchard Playschool and Under The Tree afterschool both based in Ballylynch, Carrick On Suir.
Turnover for 2020 was €1.608m
We have 28 full time employees and c.250 at any one time employed on various programs, these 250 are paid via Pobal.

2: Tender Requirements

  • Audit – Carry out audit of annual accounts.
  • Preparation of Financial Statements in line with Companies Act 2014
  • A timetable for completion of the work should be set out.
  • Expertise – Outline of team whom would to be working on the audit and relevant experience in the not for profit sector.
  • Filing of Financial Statements with Companies Registered Office.
  • Presentation of Annual Financial Statements to Board for Approval.
  • General advice on Company Law and Taxation as arises
  • Experience in Not for Profit Sector
  • Ensure compliance with SORP.

3: Cost Information Required

Tenders should include a detailed breakdown of all costs associated with the tender requirement above.

4: Supplier Information Required

  • Key Contact Name
  • Full Company Name
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • E-mail address
  • Website address

5. Tax Compliance

Evidence of a Valid Tax Clearance Certificate will be required if bid is accepted.

6: Instructions to Suppliers

Completed tender documents should be returned marked private and confidential to:
Anthony Power
South Tipperary Development CLG
Unit 2C,
Carrigeen Commercial Park,
Clogheen Road,
Co. Tipperary E21 HV20.

Alternatively, tenders can be forwarded by email to

7.Closing Date for Tender Applications:

Tender Applications must be submitted on or before Wednesday 18th May.

Outline Marking Criteria for tenders received.

Tenders received will be marked out of 100 marks as follows:

  • STDC audit requirements and approach to audit 20
  • Value for money 20
  • Knowledge of not for profit sector 20
  • Compliance with SORP 20
  • Capacity of your firm and access to relevant personnel 10
  • Understanding of tender requirements 10

South Tipperary Development

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
28th Apr, 2022
Co Tipperary
Expiry Date
18th May, 2022