Requirement for Reporting Accountant

To provide a ‘reporting accountant’ facility to Oxford City Council Benefit Service.

Reporting Accountant for the DWP Housing Benefit Return

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Accounting, auditing and fiscal services – 79200000

Location of contract

OX1 1BX

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

IT-560-5-OCC000005

Published date

8 November 2022

Closing date

6 December 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

OXFORD CITY COUNCIL

In accordance with the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, Oxford City Council is required to enlist their own Auditors to perform statutory duties for public sector accounting. These auditors have to be registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW).

To provide a ‘reporting accountant’ facility to Oxford City Council Benefit Service for the completion of the audit of the annual claim form starting from 2022/2023 to the DWP for Housing Benefit expenditure.

To issue a final assurance report (AUP) to the DWP and to deal with any subsequent issues arising following this submission until the settlement with the DWP has been agreed.

 

More information

 

Links
Additional text
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/oxfordcc

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address.

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via https://in-tendhost.co.uk/oxfordcc

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Fi Thomas

Address

Town Hall
St Aldate’s
Oxford
OX1 1BX
United Kingdom

Telephone

01865 252497

Email

fthomas@oxford.gov.uk