Washington D.C.
Jun 05, 2017
Jul 05, 2017
Audit and Tax
Full Time

(Please note that Amtrak OIG is not a federal agency; this is not a federal government position. Pay Plan/Series/Grade information is provided as a point of reference only.)

Join with the Inspector General to help make America's railroad operate more efficiently and effectively. We are seeking talented professionals who want to make a difference. By conducting or supporting independent, objective audits and investigations of the programs and operations of the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), you could directly contribute to our mission of providing independent, objective oversight of Amtrak's programs and operations; preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse; and providing Congress, Amtrak management, and Amtrak's Board of Directors with timely analysis about Amtrak's programs and operations. Join us as we continue to build a model OIG centered on independence, teamwork, diversity, work-life balance, and value-added oversight. Next stop…the Amtrak Office of Inspector General!

The Auditor works as part of a multidisciplinary team conducting independent, objective GAGAS compliant performance or financial 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; compliance with laws, regulations, policies, contracts and/or grants; and adequacy of financial statements, controls, etc. The incumbent serves as a fully functioning member of an audit team involved in audits of medium to high complexity. This includes responsibility for engagement stages from design, data collection and analysis, message development, to drafting segments of products that are technically complete and appropriately targeted to the audience.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

  • Resume and Cover Letter (See How to Apply)
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  • United States Citizen

    • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
    • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment with minimal supervision.
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Ability to multi-task with attention to detail.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, Economics or other field, or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.


    • An advanced degree from an accredited university (in the appropriate discipline).
    • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE).
    • Familiarity with the accountability community (e.g., OIG, GAO).
    • Experience in conducting program evaluations and/or case study analysis, and providing oral briefings on the results of this work.

    Not Applicable

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