The Finance Department plays a crucial role in the success of People First, with significant responsibilities.


  • Managing the payroll function, thereby ensuring efficient systems, processes and controls.

  • Managing the financial system and ensuring maximum productivity.

  • Overseeing the continuous improvement of accounting and financial processes and the development of the team with the goal to achieve best practices.

  • Developing and overseeing accounting policies and procedures to meet both current and future business models.

  • Overseeing the external audit then reviewing and analyzing results and recommendations for approval of the audited financial statements.

  • Preparing all HUD financial documents.

  • Overseeing the cash management function including banking relationships.

  • Overseeing housing authority purchases.

  • Developing finance and accounting team goals that are fully aligned with the housing authority goals.

  • Reporting all financial management information.

  • Managing ongoing banking relationships for maximum efficiency.

  • Developing cash flow forecasting and maintaining a long-term cash forecast.

  • Presenting monthly and year-to-date financials with accompanying analysis of results.

  • Developing regular reporting and analysis (including a monthly budget reporting package) and conducting ad hoc financial analysis as required.

  • Ensuring financial management reporting is in place to support the ongoing and future needs of the housing authority.

  • Participating in the annual plan development and leading the budgeting process.

  • Providing ongoing financial modeling and analysis expertise to other divisions.

  • Leading the financial modeling and analysis to support the development of long term strategic initiatives.


  1. Please remember to pay your rent by the fifth business day of each month to avoid a $25 late fee.
  2. Cash is only accepted in the first five business days of each month.
  3. Checks and money orders are accepted throughout the month.
  4. The cash office is closed the last two business days of each month.
  5. No payments will be accepted when the cash office is closed.
  6. Please contact your property management staff for any questions regarding your account.