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Mgr FP & A - 90234924 - Washington

Date: Jan 16, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

The Manager will develop and maintain relationships with assigned departments, establish timely review of current financial performance,and analayze cost control opportunites. Perform ad hoc financial modeling and analysis as requested by management and make recommendations based upon the results. Furthermore, this postion will support the preparation of the annual operating and capital plans; momitor and forecast monthly expenditures; compile routine periodic reports that show and measure the performance of projects and departments. This position is expected to serve as a positive to Amtrak's departments and an atmosphere of teamwork and continous improvement. Above all the manager must fulfill the needs of Amtrak in a manner which is consistent with the Amtrak's core values.


Assist in managing of the annual budget, 5 year business plan and legidlative request document from preparatio to filing.
Assist in preparation, review and ongoing monitoring f budgets, forecasts, strategic plans and other financial data to assist management with current and long planning. 
Routinely communicate with Amtrak departments regarding financial performance trends, historical and forecasted, usng appropriate variance analysis. Suggest trends, resulting implications, key actions, and strategic implications.
Prepare impactful presentations and deliverables in support of executive level management, the Board, congress, FRA, and any other pertinent constituent.
Assist with indenifying and analyzing new ways to understand profitability.
Assist with a myriad of ad hoc projects ranging in scope.
Suport the strategic financial planning and analysis process.



Must possess a bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or business related field, or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and traning.

Experience using Enterprose Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
Demontraed skills using PC-based spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel, Access); Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.
Expereince in the creation and gathering of documentation to support results and calculations.
Demonstrated ablity tot work effectively within a cross-functional teamwork enviroments.
Provide excellent customer service.

Ability to multi-task and work as a team, either as a leader or participant.
Experience in Financial Analysis.
Experience with SAP and analysis tools such as SAP BPC or Hyperion.
Demonstrated an ability to manage others towards the sucessful completion of goals or assignments without direct authority.
Knowledge of railroads or other transportation industries.


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:35542
Band Zone:D1 
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Personnel Area:DC05
Job Family/Function:Finance 
Relocation Offered:No 
Education Requirements:Bachelors Degree
Travel Requirements:None 
Employment Experience Requirements:5 - 7 years of experience

You power our progress through your 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.

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