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HowGood

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Company Description

HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products.

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Manager-Financial Planning & Analysis (In Person or Remote)

Full time role
Remote
Jun 22, 2022
About HowGood HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products. The Manager, FP&A will be the first hire onto the finance team, and will be a key contributor to HowGood’s financial planning and analysis. This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and will work closely with senior management to drive forecasting and financial modeling, support annual planning, and deliver insights on financial performance to the leadership team. The Manager, FP&A will contribute to the preparation of board packages, monthly investor reporting, and business intelligence/KPI dashboards. This position is ideal for an individual with experience in high growth start-ups, who is excited about the opportunity to have a direct hand in building out the finance function. The Manager, FP&A must have a solid foundation of accounting and finance, experience with budgeting and planning, strong modeling skills, and the ability to work cross-functionally to drive results. Responsibilites: Create detailed complex financial and analytical models to forecast and analyze revenue performance, cost of revenue, cash position, operating growth and efficiencies Prepare detailed budgets and forecasts for stakeholders on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis including all financial statements and supporting schedules Update financial models monthly with updated expense and business metrics and reforecast the business as appropriate Manage outsourced accounting team to ensure timely and accurate monthly close, and support year end audit process Calculate and manage monthly commission payouts for all commission-based employees Assist the COO in building an Annual Operating Plan and evaluate processes and systems to develop, recommend and implement changes that improve the accuracy and efficiency of the budget process Assist with fundraising related activities and due diligence as needed Perform ad hoc financial reports and analysis as needed Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Accounting 5+ years of experience in financial analysis/reporting, including ad hoc reporting, variance analysis and budgeting, working knowledge of SaaS revenue models preferred Excellent oral and written communication skillsMust be an analytical and critical thinker with the ability to dig deep into the details but present high-level findings to management Exceptional MS Excel skills Detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Ability to work within a team environment Be proactive and self-motivator with the ability to learn quickly Strong understanding of accounting concepts, US GAAP and applications HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Graphic Designer & WordPress Developer (In Person or Remote)

Full time role
Remote
Jun 17, 2022
HowGood is a SaaS data platform with the worlds largest database on food and personal care product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals and materials assessed, HowGood helps leading brands, retailers and restaurants improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products. We are looking for a skilled designer with substantial front-end WordPress experience to be responsible for design and build on our company website as well as design for all marketing collateral for our quickly-growing sustainability SaaS company. As the owner of the brand guidelines, you will oversee all aspects of how the company is represented visually. The ideal candidate for this role enjoys collaborative design and will serve as a player coach to improve the capacity for all members of the team to create on-brand, visually-effective materials. Joining a mission-driven organization, a connection to or motivation to learn more about sustainability and our food system is also a big plus. Projects will include: Website homepage redesign and build (currently on a Wordpress theme) Interior and landing page design and build Form design, build and integrations Pitch deck template design Digital infographics and LinkedIn ads White papers and case studies (PDF & Digital) Image sourcing Video production SEO Qualifications include: 4-6 years web and graphic design experience, preferably in a start-up or small business environment Substantial working knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress Willingness and ability to work in various design applications, including Microsoft PowerPoint, Canva, Figma, and Adobe Creative Suite Desire to work with others to uphold the brand and come up with creative solutions for various teams’ needs Ability to ensure website function and stability across devices (desktop, mobile, tablet) PHP experience for back-end website maintenance a plus Must be willing and able to work within 3 hours of Eastern Time HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law

Senior Frontend Engineer (In Person or Remote)

Full time role
Remote
Jun 17, 2022
About HowGood HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products. HowGood was founded with the belief that good information enables good decisions. By illuminating the complex systems that affect our environment, we push organizations to make sustainable products. HowGood is committed to catalyzing change in the food industry, to help create a resilient ecosystem for us and future generations. The Engineering Team The engineering team is at the center of operations at HowGood. We build the applications used by our Fortune 500 customers to make critical decisions, and the tools our Research Team uses to work with large pools of data. The work we do enables customers to see the entire universe of sourcing choices and understand their impact within a greater system. Our team is currently building and evolving our core features in three key directions. We are expanding the capacity and subject matter of our data ingestion to show change over time in carbon emissions, biodiversity impact, working conditions, and other metrics. We are also enhancing our reporting on sustainability performance, for things like evaluating regulatory compliance globally. Finally, we are building the platform used by suppliers to integrate their inventories into our platform. Sustainability experience is not required to be successful here – we look for smart, ideologically motivated, empathetic engineers who love solving problems and are determined to make an impact in line with our mission. While working on a team of like minded engineers, you will have complete ownership of the solutions and architectural designs that keep HowGood nimble. The applications and infrastructure that we build requires the ability to seamlessly handle huge amounts of data quickly and reliably, to put our customers on a regenerative path. Our impact on the world depends on it. Responsibilities: Develop new features and collaborate on their design Work with all teams and senior management on product strategy, design, and user experience Focus on longevity of the codebase - notice and advocate for patterns that allow code to be flexible, scalable, and approachable to other engineers Help our team move quickly and learn while maintaining a welcoming and supportive culture Implement best practice automated testing systems and continuous improvement processes for development Requirements: We love junior developers, but this role is for someone who has experience working with React in a fast-paced production environment Ability to share their ideas with the team, as well as with senior management Strong sense of responsibility and ownership; you will have come from an environment in which people are responsible for their own code Familiarity with version control (Git) Remote work is great, though we need you to have reasonable overlap with New York’s time zone (EST) An ideal candidate will also have experience with: Comfortable presenting to stakeholders Familiarity with Typescript, Cypress.io, Docker, and/or Redux Sagas Proficiency writing tests for UI and front-end code Why work at HowGood? Competitive salaryHealth insurance + Vision & Dental 401k with company match Unlimited paid vacation (that we actually want you to use!) Paid parental leave Remote or in our upstate NY office You’ll add to our transparent, high-performing, and close-knit culture HowGood has the world’s largest sustainability database and has recently completed the build for a new data model that allows for unprecedented flexibility in building metrics that help decision makers all over the world understand the impact of their choices. Whether we are supporting NGOs, business leads, product developers or individual shoppers, we are here to help. Our model allows us to build metrics for measuring the impact of externalized costs faster and better than ever before. Applicants for this role should be excited to participate in creating new understandings, supporting better decision making and helping to change the world. HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Senior Python Engineer (In Person or Remote)

Full time role
Remote
Jun 17, 2022
About HowGood HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products. HowGood was founded with the belief that good information enables good decisions. By illuminating the complex systems that affect our environment, we push organizations to make sustainable products. HowGood is committed to catalyzing change in the food industry, to help create a resilient ecosystem for us and future generations. The Engineering Team The engineering team is at the center of operations at HowGood. We build the applications used by our Fortune 500 customers to make critical decisions, and the tools our Research Team uses to work with large pools of data. The work we do enables customers to see the entire universe of sourcing choices and understand their impact within a greater system. Our team is currently building and evolving our core features in three key directions. We are expanding the capacity and subject matter of our data ingestion to show change over time in carbon emissions, biodiversity impact, working conditions, and other metrics. We are also enhancing our reporting on sustainability performance, for things like evaluating regulatory compliance globally. Finally, we are building the platform used by suppliers to integrate their inventories into our platform. Sustainability experience is not required to be successful here – we look for smart, ideologically motivated, empathetic engineers who love solving problems and are determined to make an impact in line with our mission. While working on a team of like minded engineers, you will have complete ownership of the solutions and architectural designs that keep HowGood nimble. The applications and infrastructure that we build requires the ability to seamlessly handle huge amounts of data quickly and reliably, to put our customers on a regenerative path. Our impact on the world depends on it. Responsibilities Work with the Research and Product teams to implement and design new features, such as metric calculations or better ways of storing/presenting data Own the architecture, implementation, and delivery of features from concept to deployment Test and document your work, along with the standards and conventions agreed upon by the team Help the team grow and improve team culture by putting forward your ideas Requirements Ability to communicate their opinions to the team, as well as with senior management 4+ years experience with Python or Django in a production environment Passionate about code readability, docs, and testing as priority, ahead of optimization Experience building REST APIs Experience with PostgreSQL or another relational database Familiarity with Git and Docker Our Stack Python/Django Docker PostgreSQL Elasticsearch Redis Kafka AWS Why work at HowGood? Competitive salary Health insurance + Vision & Dental 401k with company match Unlimited PTO (that we actually want you to use!) Paid parental leave Work remotely, or from our upstate NY office, or hybrid HowGood has the world’s largest sustainability database and has recently completed the build for a new data model that allows for unprecedented flexibility in building metrics that help decision makers the world over understand the impact of their choices. Whether we are supporting NGO’s, business leads, product developers or individual shoppers, we help people understand the impact of their choices. Our model allows us to build metrics for measuring the impact of externalized costs faster and better than ever before. Applicants for this role should be excited to participate in creating new understandings, supporting better decision making and helping to change the world. Competitive benefits package available, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Senior DevOps Engineer (In Person or Remote)

Full time role
Remote
Jun 17, 2022
About HowGood HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products. The ideal candidate is talented and enjoys working collaboratively to design and deliver solutions to complex problems. We are looking for someone with vision, who can roll up their sleeves and become a can-do executor, delivering on-time and routing around roadblocks in a pinch. You will take on a leadership role in building our infrastructure, to provide a resilient foundation for our application and data science workloads. Responsibilities: Design and implement cloud architecture to support various product and data science workloads Work with all teams and senior management to create platform and infrastructure solutions Maintain testable/reproducible architecture Advise and implement best practices and continuous improvement processes for security, alerting, and scaling Requirements: A strong point of view who can communicate their opinions to the team, as well as senior management 5+ years experience with cloud-based environments (AWS preferred) Extensive experience with Docker and container orchestration (Kubernetes preferred) Skilled in security best-practices (DevSecOps) High proficiency in one or more scripting languages (python preferred) Enthusiastic about automated testing, logging, and documentation An ideal candidate will also have experience with: Kubernetes (K8s) systems on AWS Managing Elasticsearch clusters Deploying python web/data-science workloads Why work at HowGood? Competitive salary, health benefits & paid vacation Office in Upstate New York, but remote work is fine Flexible, relaxed but fast moving environment HowGood has the world’s largest sustainability database and has recently completed the build for a new data model that allows for unprecedented flexibility in building metrics that help decision makers the world over understand the impact of their choices. Whether we are supporting NGO’s, business leads, product developers or individual shoppers, we help people understand the impact of their choices. Our model allows us to build metrics for measuring the impact of externalized costs faster and better than ever before. Applicants for this role should be excited to participate in creating new understandings, supporting better decision making and helping to change the world. Competitive benefits package available, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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