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Engagement Memos

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November 23, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountants Conducting the FY 2015 Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit

Our objectives are to: (1) determine whether the IPA performed the audit of the company’s Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with... Read more
Tracking Number
005-2016 and 006-2016
November 16, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Construction and Specialized Equipment and Vehicles

To accomplish our work, we will review the company’s policies, procedures, and practices for managing its fleet of construction and specialized... Read more
Tracking Number
002-2016
July 17, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Audit of Efforts to Implement Positive Train Control

Our audit objective is to assess the company’s progress addressing the challenges we noted in our interim report.
Tracking Number
016-2015
July 13, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Responding to Freedom of Information Act Requests

At the request of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs we are initiating work on the company’s process for responding... Read more
Tracking Number
015-2015
May 19, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Top Management and Performance Challenges

We are initiating a project to update our September 2014 report, Amtrak: Top Management and Performance Challenges. This report summarized our... Read more
Tracking Number
008-2015
May 14, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Assessing the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Management Processes for Overseeing the General Electric Diesel Locomotive Service Contract

Our objective is to review the adequacy of contract oversight and administration, focusing on cost, schedule, and performance in terms of the... Read more
Tracking Number
014-2015
April 16, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Health Care Eligibility and Coordination of Benefits for Agreement-Covered Employees Audit

Our objective is to determine whether the company’s third-party health care administrators are paying only (1) medical and prescription claims for... Read more
Tracking Number
013-2015
April 14, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Assessing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Management Processes for the Operations Foundation Program

We are initiating an audit of the Operations Foundation Program from our Annual Audit Plan. The Operations department manages this multi-year program... Read more
Tracking Number
010-2015
March 31, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

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... Read more
Tracking Number
014-2014 and 012-2015
March 11, 2015  |  Engagement Memos

Audit Engagement Memo: Accounting for Business Lines of Operation

Our audit objective is to review the effectiveness and efficiency of the company's financial systems and data supporting the accumulation and... Read more
Tracking Number
011-2015

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