All Audit Documents

266 records found.
May 08, 2020 |  Audit Reports

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Device Security Needs to Improve to Better Protect Company Data from Compromise

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) efforts to manage its mobile devices and protect the company data… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2020-010

April 24, 2020 |  Audit Reports

Observations on Risks to the Acela 21 Information Technology Program Element

The $2.5 billion Acela 21 program is the largest single investment in Amtrak’s (the company) 49-year history. Through this program, the company will… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-MAR-2020-009

April 16, 2020 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo - Monitoring and Assessing Special Appropriations Related to Coronavirus Impacts

This is to inform you that we are initiating work to assess the company’s administration of the special funds provided by Congress to help it address… Read more
Tracking Number

012-2020

April 15, 2020 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Improved Procurement Practices Could Help Ensure Lowest Prices for Materials and Maximum Savings

The objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has effectively implemented more economical purchasing practices we… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2020-008

April 06, 2020 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Safety Management System Oversight

We are initiating an audit of the company’s implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS)—a proactive risk‐management process intended to… Read more
Tracking Number

011‐2020

March 30, 2020 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Positive Train Control

We are initiating an audit of the company’s implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC). The company has identified PTC as its key safety system… Read more
Tracking Number

010-2020

March 18, 2020 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the FY 2020 Consolidated 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… Read more
Tracking Number

007-2020 and 008-2020

March 17, 2020 |  Audit Reports

ASSET MANAGEMENT: More Effective Management of Vehicle Fleet Would Improve Safety and Reduce Costs

The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s current efforts to better manage its vehicle fleet, including any… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2020-007

February 03, 2020 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2019

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2020-006

January 22, 2020 |  Audit Reports

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Addressing Security Weaknesses and Operational Impacts of Amtrak Express is Critical to the Program’s Future

Amtrak Express is a shipping program by which individuals can pay to ship packages and pallets on Amtrak trains between more than 100 locations. Our… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2020-005