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Delethia R. Murray

Delethia (Lila) R. Murray, CPA, MBA
Director of Financial Reporting
Business Affairs
One Main Building, Suite S970
Telephone: 713-221-8098

Scope of Responsibilities

At UHD, Ms. Murray is responsible for directing and supervising an accounting staff, submitting annual financial reports and providing financial information in accordance with GASB, GAAP and established reporting requirements per internal and external entities. She reviews and approves monthly reconciliations, reviews and approves journal entries and vouchers and provides functional assistance with PeopleSoft. Ms. Murray monitors grant financial information for proper reporting and develops materials for trainings on the University's finance system. She ensures all financial reporting is in compliance with federal, state and University policies.

Educational Qualifications

Ms. Murray earned her Master of Business Administration in General Business from St. Edward's University and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Her certifications include: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Language Arts Teacher, Secondary, Texas and Certified Business Teacher, Secondary, Texas.​

Professional Experience

Since 2003, Ms. Murray has built extensive professional experience as an accountant in Business Affairs. In 2014, Ms. Murray assumed the position of Director. She also served as Internal Auditor and Financial Analyst for 4 years, which required her to develop analytical skills in financial reporting in accordance with federal and state reporting requirements and establishing accounting rules. Ms. Murray's experience also includes preparation of financial reports and reconciliations, analyzing financial reports for accuracy, providing functional assistance with the University's financial system, providing interpretations on fiscal policies, serving as audit liaison and ensuring compliance with financial policies.  


Last updated 11/22/2019 4:03 AM