All Audit Documents
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Better Requirements Could Help the Company Implement Technology Projects More Effectively
Our objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s efforts to identify the technology needs of its business departments and implement projects in response to those needs.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2022-007 | 03/11/2022
Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit
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) 2022 Consolidated Financial Statements (Project 009-2022) and Single Audit (Project 010-2
Tracking Number: 009-2022 and 010-2022 | 02/23/2022
We are initiating an audit of the company’s capital planning process.
Tracking Number: 008-2022 | 02/22/2022
We are initiating an audit of the company’s practices to develop and maintain an inventory of its technology assets to facilitate its ability to protect them from cybersecurity threats.
Tracking Number: 007-2022 | 02/11/2022
GOVERNANCE: Company Needs a Comprehensive Framework to Successfully Manage its Commitments to the Gateway Program
Our objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has a program management framework to govern how it will complete its current and future work across the Gateway projects.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2022-006 | 02/04/2022
GOVERNANCE: Amtrak Has Begun to Address State Partners’ Concerns About Shared Costs But Has More Work to Do to Improve Relationships
Our objectives for this report were to identify and assess the challenges associated with cost sharing on state-supported routes and the extent to which the company is working independently, and with its state partners, to address them.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2022-005 | 01/31/2022
We are initiating an audit of the company’s planned acquisition of Intercity Trainsets.
Tracking Number: 004-2022 | 01/07/2022
We are initiating a survey of host railroad practices for providing dispatching preference to Amtrak trains. Our objective will be to develop an understanding of the legal framework establishing preference and its implementation to date.
Tracking Number: 001-2022 | 12/21/2021
We are initiating a survey of the company’s development and management of construction contracts in the Engineering department.
Tracking Number: 002-2022 | 12/21/2021
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2021
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of September 30, 2021, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2022-004 | 12/21/2021