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Sr Financial Analyst - 90249979 - Philadelphia

Date: Dec 27, 2018

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. This position is based in Philadelphia, PA and supports the Budget and Planning Manager position in all financial management functions related Reporting, Forecasting, and Planning. 


  • 80 % - Financial Management and Budgeting
    • This position will prepare are P&L reporting packages, perform monthly forecasts and annual business plans related to specific engineering departments. Create operating expense headcount reports, conduct accounting research, provide detailed GL account analysis. Support the accrual process, perform Journal entries and manage other ad hoc expense related management projects.
  • 20% - Support
    • Develop relations with specific Engineering departments.
    • Develop and Present financial data in monthly meetings with the Engineering management team. Develop supporting financial and statistical data for the Engineering management teams.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, and/or Economics
  • 5-7 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 (MS Office Suite), web-based collaboration tools, and familiarity of financial and business systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of organizational systems and techniques of analysis. 



  • Working toward of have professional certifications – CPA, CMA, CFA
  • Working toward or have 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 written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:39583
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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