Auditor (Analyst) - 90300185 - Washington

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

Company: Amtrak

****PLEASE NOTE: ****
Amtrak OIG is not a Federal agency. Our employment opportunities are not federal jobs.


All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol 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.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

 

 

*** Please note - this position may be located in Washington, DC or Philadelphia, PA 

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Auditor/Analyst works as part of a multidisciplinary team conducting independent, objective GAGAS compliant performance audits of Amtrak programs and operations in a dynamic office environment. These audits include assessments of the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the Amtrak programs and operations; adequacy of internal controls; and compliance with laws, regulations, policies, contracts and/or grants. The incumbent serves as a fully functioning member of an audit team involved in audits of medium to high complexity. The incumbent’s responsibilities include helping to design and implement all parts of the engagement process, from design, data collection and analysis, and message development, to the drafting of segments of products so that they are technically complete and appropriately targeted to the OIG’s customers’ needs.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Assists in developing audit programs that address the audit objectives and provide a clear path for developing convincing findings and actionable recommendations.
•    Collects and analyzes data; ensures that evidence collected is reliable, sufficient, relevant, and properly documented in the project work papers; and complies with GAGAS and Amtrak OIG’s policies and procedures. 
•    Develops, or participates in developing, well-supported findings and recommendations that are cost-effective and actionable.  
•    Coordinates with other team members to integrate analyses into draft report findings, conclusions, and recommendations to be presented in audit reports, briefings, and other related products.
•    Drafts, for review by senior team members/supervisors, assigned segments of briefings, message meeting documents, reports, or testimonies; and ensures all products are clear, convincing, accurate, and thorough.
•    Helps keep audit management (i.e., Audit Mgr. or Senior Director) informed of work progress, potentially controversial matters that may affect timely completion of engagements and possible ways to manage these matters.
•    Develops working relationships with internal and external parties, and fosters teamwork, collaboration, and coordination.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business, Economics or other field, or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
•    Must have good written and oral communication skills.
•    Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment with minimal supervision.
•    Must have proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
•    Must have the ability to multi-task with attention to detail.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•    An advanced degree from an accredited university (in the appropriate discipline).
•    Familiarity with the accountability community (e.g., OIG, GAO).
•    Experience in conducting research, program reviews, or other analysis, and discussing the results of this work with decision makers.


TRAVEL: 
Yes – 10%
 

Requisition ID:71544
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Pennsylvania; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Government Affairs 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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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.


All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be 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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.



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