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Director of Administration and Finance 


Ballets Jazz Montréal is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company founded in 1972. With Alexandra Damiani as Artistic Director and high-caliber dancers from around the world, the company pursues its mission by collaborating with celebrated choreographers who push boundaries and explore new ways of moving. Our team works for one of Canada's most prolific dance companies, and we aim to be a major force on the Montreal cultural scene. To date, we have presented over 3250 shows in 60 countries, reaching nearly 3 million spectators.




Reporting to the Executive Director, the main responsibilities of the Director of Administration and Finance are to manage and supervise all the company's financial and administrative activities, including planning and control. He/she represents Ballets Jazz Montréal as an administrative stakeholder, notably with the Board of Directors and public partners. In line with the company's mission, strategic orientations and established objectives, the person in charge of administration and finance must more specifically fulfill the following main responsibilities:

  • Financial management: preparation and control of budgets, preparation of financial statements and production of budget reports and analyses, cash management

  • Planning, preparation and follow-up of grant applications and reports to governments

  • Planning and management of all accounting and financial operations, including book entries, supplier payments, accounts receivable, etc.

  • Management of the administration and management of the payroll cycle, salary policy and benefits program, management of CNESST, employment insurance and pay equity files

  • Management, negotiation and monitoring of employee and supplier contracts

  • Management and negotiation of copyrights and resale rights with designers

  • Management of immigration and visa files

  • Management of fixed assets, computer equipment and licenses

  • Ensure the production of the Annual Activity Report in collaboration with General Management

  • Administrative follow-up and preparation of documentation for Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings, in collaboration with General Management

  • Supervise the work of staff in his/her sector

  • Carry out any other tasks and duties designated by General Management

Profile required:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or administration

  • Minimum 3 years' relevant experience

  • Sense of responsibility, leadership and initiative

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Good teamwork skills

  • Proficiency with Office suite, excellent knowledge of Excel

  • Knowledge of Nethris an asset

  • Proficiency in Sage 50 Pro

  • Spoken and written languages: French and English

Why work with us?

  • An opportunity to work in a nationally and internationally recognized dance company, offering a creative, collaborative and stimulating work environment.

  • Group insurance with 50% of costs covered by the employer.

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of teleworking on certain days.

How to apply :

Interested in this opportunity? Please send your CV to Stéphane Labbé, General Manager, at the following address, quoting "Candidature direction administrative" in the subject line of your e-mail.

DEADLINE: July 30 9:00 a.m.


Start date: August 19 (4-week handover period with current incumbent)


We look forward to hearing from you!


We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted.


We have a responsibility to participate in and encourage ethnocultural equity within the dance community. We want visible and/or ethnic minorities, Aboriginals, people with disabilities, and anyone at the intersection of these groups to come and enrich our team. Don't hesitate to apply! 

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