It is the mission of the City of Hawthorne's Division of Finance to provide the highest level of professional and technical assistance to the City Manager and City departments/ divisions relative to all financial matters, while setting to serve the public's best interest in regard to fiscal accountability.

The Division of Finance promotes responsible resource allocation through the City's annual financial plan (Budget) and provides accurate financial information in the form of local, state, and federal reporting requirements such as the Comprehensive Annual Financial Statement.

The functions necessary to achieve the mission of the Division of Finance include:

  • Annual Audits

  • Budgeting

  • Cash Management

  • Grant Administration

  • General Accounting

  • Payroll

  • Purchasing

  • Warehousing

Director Felice Lopez

Director Felice Lopez

Phone: (310) 349-2920

Office Hours

  • 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Thursday

  • 7:30 am - 4:30 pm alternating Fridays


  • Miguel Alvarado - Accounting

  • Venetia Castrillo - Accounting

  • Shuntell Dixon - Accounting

  • Natalie Brandon - Administrative

  • Sandra Luna - Payroll

  • Leticia Rhodes - Payroll

  • Philip Narayan - Purchasing