Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Finan
US Department of Veterans Affairs
United States of America
Edward Joseph Murray was appointed as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Management and Interim Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs on April 1, 2015. In this role, he is responsible for the overall budget and financial management of VA’s $163+ billion budget as well as the Department’s performance management, business oversight, enterprise risk management, and asset enterprise management programs. Prior to this temporary appointment, Mr. Murray served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for the Office of Management in July 2014. Prior to Mr. Murray’s appointment as PDAS, he served as the Executive Director for Operations, Office of Management from February 2014 to July 2014. Between December 2004 and February 2014, Mr. Murray served as VA’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance and DCFO. Mr. Murray was responsible for Department-wide financial policy formulation and financial statement preparation; managing enterprise financial operations Mr. Murray received distinguished awards from the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Secretary of Transportation, and the American Society of Military Comptrollers, is a recipient of the Presidential Rank Award (Meritorious) and Association of Government Accountants Achievement of the Year Award.
Overall Budget and Financial Management