Sr Finance Technology Mgr - 90299121 - Washington

Date: Jan 13, 2023

Location: District of Columbia, US

Company: Amtrak

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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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The Senior Finance Technology Manager is responsible for business oversight of large high-risk Finance technology programs, with multimillion-dollar cost impacts and multi-year delivery schedules. The position acts as the business liaison between Finance, IT and other stakeholder organizations involved in the implementation of these key Finance technology projects. The projects may include multiple work-streams and systems. Current and future projects may include the Finance ERP upgrade (SAP ECC to SAP S4/HANA) and Robotic Process Automation.  Individuals in this role will work independently, with some indirect supervision, and have matrixed team members. The role requires excellent communication and change management skills.




  • Work with project managers, business or functional leaders and their representatives to successfully deliver non-technology components of assigned projects
  • Cultivate collaborative partnerships among stakeholders to enable scoping, business requirements and process change management
  • Develop metrics that provide data for process measurement, including identifying indicators for future improvement opportunities.
  • Provide consultation on process re-engineering to simplify processes and drive consistency while maintaining or improving internal controls.
  • Plan, prioritize, direct and support business line or functional project schedules, resource plans, and budgets.
  • Work with senior leaders to contribute relevant data to support planning activities and sequence new work through the appropriate approval mechanisms 
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program execution and work across organization to establish and monitor mitigation plans 
  • Identify efficiencies and present recommended improvement opportunities at various levels of management. 




  • Proficiency in applying strategy, methods, metrics, and tools to facilitate change through process re-engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge of Accounting and Finance processes. 
  • Knowledge of SAP S4/HANA ERP environment
  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead complex projects through organizational change management and post-implementation operationalization.
  • Strong focus on collaboration, team building, and customer service 
  • Highly motivated and self-directed 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple objectives and priorities within tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to diagnose root cause problems and reach solid conclusions
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. 
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail. 
  • Adept at building harmonious relationships across a diverse workforce, while delivering results.
  • Must command respect of fellow colleagues and possess absolute integrity.
  • Passion for the safety of themselves and for others.



  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Bachelor’s degree - Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 9 years of relevant work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Prior experience with business analysis, requirements gathering and process improvement work
  • Must have work authorization in the United States.
  • Knowledge of HR and Operations functions and processes.
  • Prior experience with continuous improvement methodologies, including LEAN/Six Sigma
  • ERP system requirements gathering and documentation, design and implementation
  • Experience with Visio or other diagramming tools, and data visualization tools (such as Tableau)


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


The salary/hourly range is $121,250 - $157,140, Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, internal equity, etc. Depending on an employee’s assigned worksite or location, Amtrak may consider a geo-pay differential to be applied to the employee’s base salary. Amtrak may offer additional incentive and pay programs to recognize and reward our employees, including a short-term incentive bonus based upon factors such as individual and company performance that is commensurate with the level of the position and/or long-term incentive plan compensation. In addition to your salary, Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; health savings accounts; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with employer match; life insurance; short and long term disability insurance; paid time off; back-up care; adoption assistance; surrogacy assistance; reimbursement of education expenses; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Learn more about our benefits offerings here.



Requisition ID:76282
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Delaware; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
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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