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Sr Dir Financial Planning & Analysis - 90227964 - Washington

Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20001

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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?

National Railroad Passenger Corporation has an opening for a Sr. Director Financial Planning & Analysis in Washington, DC.


Job Duties: Act as the Business Partner for State Support and Ancillary Business Analytics. Work with executive management on analyzing Amtrak State Agreements and setting financial contracts pertaining to them. Responsible for preparing, analyzing and verifying financial documents in order to provide information to clients. Responsible for group-working on our PRIIA 212 analytics. Analyze and communicate financial information for various stakeholders. Serve as an internal expert on technical matters related to accounting policy and transactions accounting. Oversee the staff that will work with management across multiple divisions of the company including Corporate Accounting, Treasury, Real Estate, Human Capital, and Procurement to research complex areas and reach conclusions over the proper accounting treatment. Work with the implementation of new accounting procedures such as the new revenue accounting standard and the new lease accounting standard. Review pending agreements for the potential accounting impact of the transactions and to ensure that Amtrak collects all the appropriate accounting documentation and analysis in anticipation of and after the transaction. This position will supervise three professional employees: Director of FP&A Commuter; Sr. Manager FP&A State Supported; Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A State Supported. Must be available to travel to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.

Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or related field, followed by nine years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in job offered, or nine years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in a financial services-related occupation. This position will supervise three professional employees. Must be available to travel to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States. Position requires five years of experience with each of the following: Financial modeling; Business analysis and forecasting; MS Office tools; Conducting financial presentations internally and externally to an organization; Working closely with internal business partners to develop and assess business opportunities through financial analysis; Drafting and reviewing State and Agency contracts to ensure the mitigation of financial risks; Partnering with external customers to drive the business forward and resolve issues with respect to billing and cost estimation; Partnering with internal stakeholders to provide Finance support in realizing opportunities and mitigating risks; and, SAP and Oracle S/W.

Requisition ID:40489
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Finance 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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.

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