Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the FY 2016 Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit
This is to inform you that we are initiating engagements to monitor the work of the independent public accountant (IPA) performing the audits of Amtrak’s (the company) Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Consolidated Financial Statements (Project 016-2016) and Single Audit (Project 017-2016).
Our objectives are to:
(1) determine whether the IPA performed the audit of the company’s Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States;
(2) determine whether the IPA performed the Single Audit in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States and Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations; and
(3) monitor the company’s administration and facilitation of the audits.
016-2016 and 017-2016