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Director Corporate Finance, Treasury - 90250082 - Washington

Date: Mar 20, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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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?

The Director, Corporate Finance, Treasury is responsible for: issuance, refinancing, renewal and management of Amtrak's credit facilities, loans and capital leases; managing relationships with lenders and rating agencies; designing and implementing strategies to hedge diesel fuel prices; and providing financial analysis and recommendations for financial and real estate transactions. Additional responsibilities include forecasting debt service and interest expense, covenant compliance and lease vs buy analysis.


The Director, Corporate Finance, leads the company's efforts for the following:

  • Issuance, refinancing or renewal of Amtrak's credit facilities and debt, including capital leases and loans;
  • Manage Amtrak's debt portfolio, including forecasting debt payments and principal balances, making debt payments, and ensuring compliance with debt covenants;
  • Manage relationships with Amtrak's lenders, rating agencies and other stakeholders and support senior management in such endeavors;
  • Design and execute strategies to hedge Amtrak's diesel fuel, interest rate or foreign exchange risk, if needed.
  • Work with others at Amtrak on leases for rolling stock to ensure compliance with agreements, and management of fleet issues.
  • Provide financial analysis and advice to management, other finance groups, and other areas of Amtrak.
  • Provide support to Assistant Treasurer on funding and investment for defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans.
  • Provide backup and support to Senior Manager, Cash Management and Investments for investment in cash equivalents and short-term fixed income securities.
  • Manage or support the sale of assets, if needed.



  • Bachelors degree
  • MBA in Finance or Accounting



  • 12+ years of relevant experience of which 8 years should be in the Treasury Department of a Fortune 500 company, preferred, or in a financial institution
  • Hands-on experience issuing debt
  • Extensive financial analysis and modeling
  • Demonstrated success in leadership and negotiation of financial transactions



  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proven management and leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Mastery of Excel, Access and Word
  • High ethical standards


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:39623
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
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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