Careers At Lax.com

Lax.com is the top internet reseller in lacrosse. We are also the leading content provider of NCAA lacrosse statistics, national video coverage of college and high school, game photos and more. Our warehousing operation in Norwalk, CT is a state of the art fulfillment center. We boast the fastest delivery of the largest selection of lacrosse gear and apparel in the industry. Our business is rapidly expanding on a national and international level and we are constantly looking for energetic personnel to help us as we expand.  If you think you would be a great fit send your resume to dnorris@lax.com.

We currently have three positions available:

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT - JOB IS LOCATED IN NORWALK, CT - NO TELECOMMUTING FOR THIS POSTION

Reports to: CEO  - Send resumes to dnorris@lax.com.

SUMMARY: The senior accountant will serve as the team lead supporting the operations and accounting function execution and oversight at LAX.COM. This role will supervise one part time employee. The selected individual will be a part of the management team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate month end close and reporting to department heads
  • Prepare month end accruals
  • Manage Bi-weekly Payroll
  • Calculate Sales Commissions and analyses of rep performance on monthly basis
  • Manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Department
  • Prepare P&Ls 
  • Prepare Balance Sheet analyses
  • Present financial information at monthly division meetings
  • Prepare and analyze budget reporting monthly
  • Review and analyze expense accounts as required
  • Manage ecommerce capture and billing functions

Cash Management

  • Plan and manage short and long term cash plans
  • Manage daily bank balances and activity
  • Initiate ACH payments and  review prepared bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Review Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable aging on a monthly basis

Sales Tax and Other Government Reporting

  • Manage monthly Sales Tax Returns for all applicable jurisdictions
  • Coordinate all tax with current outside firm

Other Activities

  • Implement accounting controls and best practices
  • Coordinate Financial Statement review and tax returns by outside CPA
  • Prepare Income and Expense Reports 
  • Set Up New Accounts in General Ledger
  • Provide training of team members
  • Supervise one part time employee
  • An ability to maintain and promote a safe working environment
  • Other projects as assigned

COMPETENCIES, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS in Accounting required
  • 5+ years of previous experience as Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager required
  • CPA preferred 
  • Netsuite ERP experience preferred
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud and Salesforce Commerce Cloud Experience Recommended. Strong organization skills are required
  • Detail orientation is  required
  • Strong leadership skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Strong work ethic is required
  • Proficiency in Excel is required
  • A strong ability to analyze data is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with accuracy and  in a timely manner
  • Excellent customer service skills are required
  • A desire to learn new technologies and systems preferred.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to work from a stationary position, sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, crouch, kneel, balance or climb.  The employee must be able to lift and move object up to 25 pounds.  The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

 

BRAND AMBASSADOR/CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - JOB IS LOCATED IN NORWALK, CT - NO TELECOMMUTING FOR THIS POSTION

College grads are welcome to apply!  Send resumes to dnorris@lax.com.

Essential Job Requirements:

- Resolve product or service requests from customers

- Maintain customer records by updating account information in a timely manner in NetSuite

- Use of SalesForce for web merchandising for some of the best lacrosse gear in the men's & women's game

- Answer lacrosse product and service questions, internet and phone in a timely manner.

- Recommend computer operating system changes by collecting customer service information and analyzing customer needs

- Display an outgoing, positive, energetic attitude during problem solving situations

- Some retail customer service experience preferred

- Passion for dealing with people

- Competitive, sports minded

- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks with positive results

- Travel to events & LAX tournaments to increase Lax.com brand awareness

- Provide feedback for enhancing website performance from customer perspective

- Some weekend work required in season

- Lacrosse experience is nice, but not mandatory.

LAX.com offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical/dental, a flexible schedule and a fun working environment right in the heart of South Norwalk! We also provide generous discounts to national retailers for our employees. 

Job Type: Full-time

 

FREELANCE SPORTS WRITER/REPORTER - Interested candidates should email a resume and a work sample(s) to the Lax.com Content and Social Media Manager, Michael Barrett, at spike@lax.com

Lax.com, the webs leading lacrosse retailer and content provider, is looking for freelance writers to cover lacrosse events throughout the country for the remainder of 2020 and into the 2021 season.  The candidates will work closely with our content manager and events team to provide unique content to be used on Lax.com and our social media channels. Ultimately, you should be able to deliver good quality content that will captivate and engage our core audience. 

Responsibilities

  • Write a 500-600 word articles surrounding lacrosse recruiting events, showcases, and tournaments
  • Perform research on any event before attending
  • Interview Coaches and Athletes in attendance
  • Submit article no more than 24 hours after the events completion
  • Provide photos for social media 

Skills

  • Strong Written and Verbal Skills
  • Experience covering sports in a collegiate or professional setting
  • Computer Proficiency (MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Photography skills are preferred but not necessary 
  • Lacrosse knowledge is strongly preferred but not necessary 

Requirements

  • BS in Journalism or Communications/current college student in that area of study
  • Ability to travel (i.e with 60 - 90 minutes)
  • Must be able to work weekends

Job Type: Freelance

Experience: 2 years (preferred)

Pay: $100 per article (mileage reimbursement to be provided as well)

Locations: Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Long Island, Upstate New York, Boston, DelawareCOVID-19 considerations:
To keep everyone safe, we take temperature checks everyday. We have also provided our employees with cleaning supplies, masks and personal work areas.