We are seeking a talented, passionate, dedicated Sr. Chemist Formulator for one of our portfolio companies, a fast-growing, start-up clean beauty brand. In this role, you'll work closely with our founder to develop cutting-edge, clean beauty, bath, and body products. The ideal candidate is passionate about clean beauty and will work to find ways to make effective products with organic, sustainable ingredients.
In this role, you will:
We are looking for someone with a strong chemistry background and clean beauty experience. To apply, please detail your relevant experience and include links to products that you've worked on in the past.
Please note that this is a remote, work from home position. We are looking for someone who is willing to test formulations at home before we send them to our certified lab. Please only apply if you're comfortable with a remote, contract arrangement.
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Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e., Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, etc.) with 1+ years experience working in a research laboratory.
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Associate degree in a scientific discipline (i.e., Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, etc.) with 3+ years experience working in a research laboratory.
*Remote is available if you live in state.
The successful candidate will assist our team in monitoring and managing all parts of multiple loan products including direct and indirect consumer and commercial (C&I, CRE, and construction segments). This individual will interact with people across the bank while providing needed financial reporting, monitoring key performance metrics, and preparing budget projections. This position works closely with personnel in data, risk management, and operational roles, and will require strong communication skills and a displayed ability to explain complex topics in easily understood terms. This individual will have ample opportunity to display superior analytical skills while assisting us in optimizing our portfolios, streamlining and improving internal processes, and providing concise, validated financial information to key players within the division. In this position, the knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) and object-oriented programming (OOP) such as Python, C# or Java/Java Script are vital to this role. This position will also assist in other corporate units where needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field and 5 or more years of previous experience in financial services; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A working knowledge of accounting, budget forecasting, and/or basic statistics is required. Experience with commercial lending, forecasting, and reporting highly preferred.
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES
Applicants must possess basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. The applicant must have strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience in the construction and analysis of data sets, translating large amounts of data into useful information for the decision making process.
Applicants should have good organizational and communication skills with experience in leading projects.
Applicant should be able to skillfully communicate verbally with all ranges of customers, both internal and external. Additionally, the applicant should be able to organize and document policies and procedures, and effectively present information to and respond to questions from managers, employees and customers. Applicant will need to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Applicants must be able to apply concepts of basic statistics and financial math, define appropriate measures and calculate figures and amounts. Applicants must be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Critical thinking capabilities, the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, are necessary for this position. Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
This position may require occasional travel.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
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