Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountants Conducting the FY 2014 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) 2014 Consolidated Financial Statements (Project 014-2014)
Tracking Number: 014-2014 and 012-2015 | 03/30/2015
Our audit objective is to review the effectiveness and efficiency of the company's financial systems and data supporting the accumulation and allocation of costs for the company's business lines of operation.
Tracking Number: 011-2015 | 03/10/2015
Engagement Memo - Assessing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Management Processes for Utilizing Master Service Agreements
The objective of this audit will be to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of using MSAs and how well they are managed in terms of their cost, schedule, and performance.
Tracking Number: 008-2015 | 03/08/2015
The audit objective is to assess the company’s efforts to implement and utilize video surveillance systems.
Tracking Number: 007-2015 | 01/14/2015
Our objective is to review the reliability and accuracy of the company's reporting of host railroad on-time performance information.
Tracking Number: 002-2015 | 01/11/2015
Our objective is to evaluate the adequacy of the company's management and oversight of its construction and specialized equipment and vehicles.
Tracking Number: 004-2015 | 12/21/2014
Engagement Memo - Assessing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Management Processes for Overseeing the Siemens Locomotive Technical Support Contract
The objective of this audit will be to review the adequacy of contract oversight and administration focusing on cost, schedule, and performance in terms of the contract's effect on equipment availability and reliability rates.
Tracking Number: 005-2015 | 11/30/2014
The objective of our audit will be to review the extent to which best practices are being adopted into the project management office's structure, as well as operation policies and practices.
Tracking Number: 006-2015 | 11/30/2014
We are initiating an audit of the company's progress in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC), focusing on challenges identified in our prior report Railroad Safety: Amtrak Has Made Progress in Implementing Positive Train Control, but Sig
Tracking Number: 001-2015 | 10/08/2014
Our objectives will be to (1) assess the police department's process for determining the appropriate size and composition of its staff and (2) determine whether the current staffing process could be improved by utilizing best practices.
Tracking Number: 011-2014 | 05/11/2014