Ballet West Administration

Ballet West Administration offices are located in the Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre, adjacent to the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume/CV and compensation history and compensation requirements to resume@balletwest.org
No phone calls should be made to the Ballet West offices, or to Ballet West personnel, regarding job postings. 

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Chief Financial Officer

Reports to: Executive Director

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible to the Board of Directors for all fiscal affairs of Ballet West. Working in support of the mission and goals of Ballet West, she/he is responsible for and provides leadership over general accounting, cash management, budgeting, financial reporting, human resources, information technology, and risk management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development and attainment of short and long range operational plan and goals and objectives for finance and administration strategic plan.
  • Provide leadership over all business and financial operations including internal controls, accounting and financial operations, budgeting, cash management, purchasing, human resources, information technology, risk management, and legal activities.
  • Business insurance: procurement, monitoring and management.
  • Board of Directors – working with the Executive Director, provide staff support and guidance to Board of Directors and act as staff liaison to relevant board committees.
  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Analyze company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
  • Develop and coordinating all relationships with lending/financial institutions.
  • Develop and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting.
  • Coordinate, prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Coordinate and/or prepare tax schedules, returns and information.
  • Coordinate all audits (financial, 401K, Workers Compensation, etc.).
  • Manage relationships with insurance providers and ensuring compliance.
  • Manage all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes.
  • Manage cash flow, forecast cash needs and cash flow timing.
  • Administer employee benefit plans.
  • Manage agreements and contracts for office equipment and maintenance.
  • Assist in negotiation of union contracts as required


  • Business or Accounting degree mandatory, a master’s in business administration is preferred.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of experience in a senior management role ideally with both external audit and in-house financial management experience gained in a high-growth organization.
  • Experience either as an employee or board member of a nonprofit organization; must be familiar with nonprofit finance and accounting regulations.
  • Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.



All qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume/CV to Scotty@searchgrouppartners.com

Ballet West is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Academy Receptionist - Part Time


Position Purpose: Assists in the daily functions of the Ballet West Academy.


  • Greeting students and parents, screening visitors to the Academy
  • Responding to incoming phone calls, email and mail
  • Providing support for customers accessing Ballet West’s website
  • Assists with Academy performances and events
  • Maintaining student records
  • Assisting with first aid administration and clean up
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; Passionate commitment to Ballet West’s mission, strategic direction and vision. Confidentiality and discretion required.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma required. Experience working with children and/or dance experience preferred.

Technical/Computer Skills: Capable of working within the Windows environment, specifically: Word, Excel, and Outlook programs.

Other Requirements: Due to the nature of Ballet West’s business (performing arts organization) work may require employee to be available to work flexible hours and some weekends.

Ballet West is an Equal Opportunity Employer