Auditor Roster


In accordance with MCA 2-7-506, the Local Government Services Bureau maintains a list of independent auditors that are authorized to conduct audits of local government entities in compliance with provisions of Montana's Single Audit Act. When local governments require services of an independent auditor in order to comply with their statutory requirements, they must select a firm from the Auditor Roster. The current list of qualified firms can be found by visiting the LGS Portal or clicking the link below:

2018 Auditor Roster

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Roster Placement

Certified Public Accounting firms interested in conducting audits of Montana local government entities should visit the Auditor Applications and Renewals page for more information on how to apply for placement on the roster.

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Other Services Available to Local Governments

The Local Government Services Bureau has compiled a list of independent auditors, from the Auditor Roster, who are also interested in providing forensic accounting services and/or annual financial report preparation assistance to local governments.

These lists are provided as a courtesy to local governments who may be interested in these resources. If you engage one of these firms to provide forensic services and/or annual financial report preparation services, any contract will be between the local government entity and the firm only; the bureau will not be a party to the contract or involved in these engagements. 

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Forensic Accounting Services

The following firms have met the criteria for placement on the Auditor Roster and also offer forensic services. Forensic investigation and accounting services include, among other things, fraud investigations in response to suspected fraud, misconduct or violations of laws and regulations. A fraud engagement does not satisfy the requirements of a financial audit mandated by the Montana Single Audit Act. Please contact the firm for more information regarding the specific services they provide.

  • Anderson ZurMuehlen & Company, PC -all offices
  • Denning, Downey & Associates, PC
  • Eide Bailly LLP -Billings office
  • Joseph Eve -Great Falls office
  • Junkermier Clark Campanella Stevens, PC -all offices
  • Rudd & Company, PLLC
  • Wipfi, LLP -all offices (contact Kim Dare in Billings)

Contact information for these firms can be found on the Auditor Roster.  If you engage one of these firms to provide forensic services, any contract will be between the local government entity and the firm only; the bureau will not be a party to the contract or involved in these engagements.

Firms that have been placed on the Auditor Roster, and would like to be included in the list above, should contact the Local Government Services Bureau.

Annual Financial Report Preparation Services

The following firms have met the criteria for placement on the Auditor Roster and also would be interested in providing assistance to local governments for annual financial report preparation. Please contact the firm for more information regarding the specific services they provide.

  • Anderson ZurMuehlen & Company, PC -all offices
  • CHMS, PC -(Contact Doris Leader in Glasgow)
  • Cote & Associates, CPA, PLLC
  • Denning, Downey & Associates, PC
  • Doyle & Associates, PC
  • Joseph Eve -Great Falls office
  • Nicole M. Noonan, CPA, PC
  • Olness & Associates, PC
  • Rudd & Company, PLLC
  • Wipfi, LLP -all offices (contact Kim Dare in Billings)

Contact information for these firms can be found on the Auditor Roster.

Firms that have been placed on the Auditor Roster, and would like to be included in the list above, should contact the Local Government Services Bureau.

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    • (406) 444-9101

 

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   Audit RFP Center

  • The Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) offers a free service, which provides accounting professionals with a central location to find Audit RFPs. If you're interested in submitting your Audit RFP to the MSCPA, contact Margaret Herriges at margaret@mscpa.org or (406) 442-7301; see their flyer for more information.