Sr Financial Analyst - 90188601 - Washington

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20001

Company: Amtrak

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As we move America’s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. 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 due to our employees.


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Our values of ‘Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First’ are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, ‘Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security’ are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, 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 Senior Financial Analyst will assist with overseeing and management of capital reporting.  The person will be responsible, along with a Manager for the collecting, developing, and monitoring of Major Capital Program/Plan to actual and forecasted expense.  This includes, but not limited to, assisting with monthly FRA reporting.  The Senior Financial Analyst will assist other members of the group as a point of contact across all Amtrak and external federal government on Major Capital related reporting.  The position will work with the Financial Planning team and other Amtrak groups to help collect, create, report, revise, and present major capital program/plan.  The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for cultivating and maintaining favorable relationships in support of Amtrak operations and objectives.



  • Collect and generate key financial metrics from multiple data sources.
  • Assists Directors and Managers analysis financial data from selected sources, identify problems and appropriate courses of action.
  • Develops, implements and maintains external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts. 
  • Collect, report, and review the collection of company-wide Major Capital Program/Plan.
  • Participate in projects including teams involved in cross functional assignments and impact Capital Planning.
  • Foster and maintain favorable and productive relationships with internal and external partners, customers, and agencies.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as needed.




  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or business-related field, or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and training.
  • CPA or MBA preferred but not required.
  • 5 years demonstrated professional experience in financial analysis/quantitative functions.
  • Experience effectively communicating financial concepts to financial and non-financial audiences.
  • Strong, demonstrated skill and experience in spreadsheet data modeling and high. proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Strong aptitude and proficiency in compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting large amounts of quantitative data for business use and action.
  • Experience with corporate financial systems such as SAP, Peoplesoft, or Oracle. 
  • Ability to function independently and with minimum supervision and deliver sound and timely analysis.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.




  • Experience with SAP and Business Objects report writing tools.
  • Transportation or related industry experience.
  • Experience with Amtrak financial systems.




  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:116279
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
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.

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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