We’re Hiring! Finance Manager


Louisville Ballet makes moving art that respects tradition, encourages innovation, and fosters life-long learning. We inspire connection, conversation and a profound sense of community, by striving for bold collaborations, by nurturing the next generation of artists, by celebrating diversity, and by creating access for all.

Core Values

Be creative. Be collaborative. Be disciplined.

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with staff and with external agencies as appropriate, the Finance Manager is responsible for the Louisville Ballet’s day-to-day financial operations.

Louisville Ballet is fully committed to fostering the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment encompasses every aspect of our programming and services. Louisville Ballet embraces all groups, communities, and individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, religion, age, or disability status. We welcome applications from all qualified people.

Job Requirements

  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable

  • Serve as primarily liaison with external financial advisors, accountants, and auditors

  • Manage banking accounts and maintain banking relationships

  • Validate and process bi-weekly payroll, deductions, leave time, etc.

  • Monitor and administer employee benefits, health, life and other benefits

  • Ensure that W-2’s and employee notifications are provided to employees

  • Provide 1099 documents to contract labor and IRS

  • Oversee worker’s compensation and unemployment issues

  • Assist in assessing financial procedures and communicating these across the organization

  • Assist in reporting for grants, loans, and external agencies.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field

  • Demonstrated financial management and accounting skills

  • Ability to work effectively and accurately on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with QuickBooks Online (preferred) or similar accounting system

  • Experience using ADP Workforce (preferred) or similar payroll system

  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred

  • Professional designation preferred

Employee Type

Full-time Salaried / Exempt

Salary Range

$48,000–60,000, depending on qualifications and experience


Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Deadline for Application

Applications received by May 14 are assured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Submit a resume including three references, to Eric Isaacson, Interim Executive Director, at eisaacson@louisvilleballet.org, with “Finance Manager Application” in the subject line. A cover letter is optional. No phone calls, please.


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The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Robert Curran
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

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Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center
Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Louisville Ballet Studios

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Spotlight Series: Impressionism to Jazz

March 3-5, 2022
The Brown Theatre
A mixed repertory evening featuring:


Choreography by George Balanchine

Music: "Pelléas et Mélisande" + "Shylock" by Gabriel Fauré

In G Major

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Music: "Piano Concerto in G Major" by Maurice Ravel

World Premiere Work

Music by Louisville-based Jazz Composer and Musician, Dick Sisto

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Sleeping Beauty

March 31 - April 2, 2022
The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Adam Hougland
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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