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Dir Financial Planning & Analysis - 90293444 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas 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.

Are you ready to join our team?


The Director, Financial Planning & Analysis leads the financial analysis and reporting activities for Amtraks consolidated capital portfolio. This position will partner with each department capital financial managers to understand and report capital results to senior leadership, the Board of Directors, and external stakeholders in order to help execute Amtraks financial goals.

This position is expected to serve as a positive role model and to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to Amtraks departments and an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. Above all, the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis must fulfill the needs of Amtrak in a manner which is consistent with the Amtraks core values.


  • Own, lead and improve all consolidated capital reporting processes and deliverables, including budgets, forecasts, financial analysis, reporting, monthly close support, variance analysis, presentations, etc.
  • Lead the development and management of Amtraks capital annual plan, 5-year plan and monthly forecasts
  • Create processes to help improve forecasting, support decision making and drive strategic initiatives
  • Lead development and deliver regular and timely reporting, financial analysis, insight and commentary to senior leadership
  • Collaborate with business partners to develop KPIs and methodologies for tracking performance
  • Act as liaison between business support finance functions and Finance leadership


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • 11years of progressively increasing relevant FP&A experience and responsibilities or equivalent combination of relevant work experience, and education/training
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to clearly communicate high level financial information and present at the executive level
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills
  • Ability to create and maintain excellent working relationships with senior level business partners
  • Ability to lead and work in a high production environment with frequently changing priorities and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and enterprise financial planning systems


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 13 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with financial management of large capital portfolios
  • Transportation industry experience


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:60261
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
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.

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.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.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.
POSTING NOTES: Finance|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-07-13 Expires: 2021-08-12

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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