Request for Proposal - Provision of External Audit Services

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is an international conservation organization formed in 1961. Together with the people of Africa, AWF works to ensure that the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, AWF has field offices in nine African countries: (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, and Rwanda) and is registered in the United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, and South Africa.

AWF intends to procure the services of a qualified and experienced professional external auditor to offer external audit services for the financial year ending June 30, 2021 for AWF operations in Kenya.

The objectives of the service required will be for the auditor to:

  1. Confirm that the books of accounts provide the basis for preparation of the financial statements and that they are established to reflect the financial statements.
  2. That the AWF maintains adequate internal controls and supporting documentation for its transactions.
  3. Express a professional opinion on the financial statements of the AWF on whether the statements present fairly the financial position at the end of each financial year and
  4. That the financial statements are prepared in accordance with accounting principles, standards and all relevant laws and regulations.

Download the Request for Proposal document

To be considered, a proposal in PDF format must be received by the Director of Finance, Costin Guvheya, by 5 pm on May 12, 2021. Proposals should be emailed to: Costin Guvheya at with a copy to AWF Procurement at

AWF reserves the right, where it may serve the organization’s best interest, to request additional information or clarifications from proposers, or to allow corrections of errors or omissions. It is anticipated the selection of a firm will be completed and an engagement letter executed by May 31, 2021. Late bids shall be rejected.