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Engagement Memos

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November 4, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Amtrak’s Ethics Program (Project code 003-2017)

We are initiating an audit of the company’s ethics program. Our objective is to assess the company’s program for ensuring ethical conduct, and... Read more
Tracking Number
003-2017
October 31, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo – Audit of the Short Term Incentive (STI) and Long Term Incentive (LTI) Payments (Project 001-2017)

In anticipation of the company making incentive payments to its employees by December 31, 2016, the Board of Directors has asked us to review the... Read more
Tracking Number
001-2017
September 15, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

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... Read more
Tracking Number
016-2016 and 017-2016
September 8, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Management of Diesel Fuel

We are initiating an audit of the company’s management and oversight of diesel fuel use. Our objective is to assess the efficiency and effectiveness... Read more
Tracking Number
019-2016
March 10, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Audit of Controls Over Utility Accounts for Sold or Transferred Real Estate Assets

We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s processes for managing its utility accounts. Our objective is to evaluate the company’s management controls... Read more
Tracking Number
012-2016
February 24, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Baltimore Penn Station Redevelopment Issues

We are initiating a follow-on review of the company’s readiness to undertake and oversee a master development procurement approach to redevelop... Read more
Tracking Number
013-2016
December 23, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Evaluating Amtrak’s boarding procedures at Amtrak’s 15 busiest stations

We are initiating a review of Amtrak’s passenger boarding procedures. Our objectives are to evaluate the boarding procedures for passengers at Amtrak... Read more
Tracking Number
009-2016
December 21, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Assessing Contracts Funded by Amtrak’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program

We are initiating a review of contracts awarded under Amtrak’s ADA program. Our objective is to assess the program’s use of competitive market-driven... Read more
Tracking Number
008-2016
December 21, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Capital and Operating Budget Best Practices

We are initiating an audit of the company’s annual budgeting process. The objective of this audit will be to determine the extent to which the... Read more
Tracking Number
003-2016
November 30, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Assessing the Adequacy of Security for Publicly Accessible Web Applications

Our work will include, but not be limited to, interviewing company officials, performing vulnerability assessments, and analyzing documents and data... Read more
Tracking Number
004-2016

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