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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.
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Participation in the execution of Amtrak's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program, which includes the annual risk assessment, documentation of processes, risk and controls; and internal control testing and remediation
Participation in audit liaison activities between the Amtrak Office of the Inspector General (OIG), other external examination/audit authorities and management
Providing regular updates to internal and external parties on the status of various risk and controls related activities and results
Execution of the internal control test plan including identification of key controls, development of test plans, testing and reporting of test results
Collaborate and assist management in developing appropriate action plans in response to control improvement opportunities (CIO)
Maintain, update, track and report on the status of all ClOs, from internal and external sources, i.e. action plan, progress status and completion date
Execution of the ERM program including the annual enterprise risk assessment and documentation of all related risk and control components
Assist in audit liaison activities including coordinating entrance and exit meetings, managing the audit response process and preparing reports on the status of related CIOs
Participate in special projects as needed, i.e. targeted control reviews
Facilitate and participate in ad-hoc meetings to discuss and address issues related to corporate risks and the internal control environment
Prioritize various ad-hoc requests from internal and external parties and ensure the delivery of accurate and timely responses
Maintain effective working relationships with business partners and senior management
Periodically review and update, as necessary, Amtrak policies maintained by the Risk and Controls team, i.e. Enterprise Risk Management policy
Identify opportunities to enhance the processes, tools and systems used in the ERM program and internal control test plan
Bachelor's degree in a business or finance related field
At least 10 years of external or internal experience in audit, compliance or risk management
Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or equivalent certifications
Knowledge of COSO, COBIT or other internal control or risk frameworks
Experience with a risk-based audit approach
Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines at various levels
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional projects
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience in the transportation or a customer facing industry
Ability to effectively interact with regulatory or oversight agencies
Familiarity with risk management and control best practices (i.e. "three lines of defense" model)
SOX or internal audit experience
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Up to 25%
Employment Experience Requirements:
10 plus years of experience
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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