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Financial Analyst - 90213935 - Philadelphia

Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

This Finance group supports Amtrak's Engineering Department and position is based in Philadelphia, PA. The position supports the Budget and Planning Mnager position in all financial management functions related to Reporting, Forecasting and Planning.


85% - Financial Management and Budgeting

  • This position will assist in preparing P&L reporting packages, monthly firecasts and annual business plans. Create operating expense and headcount reports, confuct accounting research, provide detailed GL account analysis, support the accrual prosess, perform Journal entreies and support other ad hoc expense related management projects.

15% - Support

  • Participates in variouys meetings with the Engineering management team in order to assist with development and understanding of financial statistical date for the Engineering and Finance management team.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, FInance, Accounting and/or Economics
  • 1-4 years' experience working in an accounting and/or finance field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles; knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems like ORacle and SAP.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate and review the work related to budget preparation, capital planning and administrative projects.
  • Demonstrated skills using PC-based applications, web-based collaboration tools and familiarity of financial and business systems.



  • Working towards or have a Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, or a related field preferred.
  • Experience in working with performance measurement systems preferred
  • Knowledge/experience with use of KPI's

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


Requisition ID:39603
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Finance 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Finance || Corporate


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