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U.S. Global Investors is located in San Antonio, a lovely South Texas city that blends the American Southwest with the charm of Mexican culture. The Alamo City is proud of its rich history which dates back to Spanish settlers in the late 1600s.

SA-Express News - Top Work Places 2009San Antonio is also just a short drive away from the Gulf of Mexico where one can enjoy fishing and hundreds of miles of beautiful sandy beaches. San Antonio is just a short drive away from the beautiful Texas Hill Country and many scenic lakes, rivers and parks offering recreational activities.

Residents can entertain family and friends at our world-famous Riverwalk or watch the four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs at the nearby AT&T Center.

Currently the seventh-largest city in the United States, San Antonio is an economically vibrant city with low unemployment and a high quality of life.

U.S. Global Investors is a learning organization which allows highly motivated people to fast-track their career and experience. This additional edge has allowed many of the industry’s best talents to propel themselves to the next level.

At U.S. Global Investors you’ll be exposed to some of the best ideas in the financial industry, which will provide a conceptual framework to transform your business knowledge into productive action.

SA-Express News - Top Work Places 2009We do this through a culture that emphasizes “how to think” not “what to think.” 

U.S. Global Investors executives learn new approaches to capture value in a very competitive marketplace. We encourage, sponsor and support continuing education efforts and actively seek self-motivated individuals who are entrepreneurial and share our desire to be the best.

U.S. Global Investors is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke-free environment.

San Antonio Biz Journal Best Places to Work 2010 logoFull-time Employee Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, disability and life insurance
  • Free health club membership
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Company participation in IRA and UGMA accounts
  • Business casual attire
  • EOE

Positions Available

Web and Graphic Designer

Summary

The web and graphic designer is responsible for advancing the company’s business goals through our online presence and print materials, including the company’s website, blog, email communications, social media platforms, advertising, presentations, shareholder magazine, brochures, sales literature and other communications. This position requires work with our internal marketing team, including designers and copywriters. The web and graphic designer is accountable for keeping current on Internet and e-commerce technologies and analytics, and graphic design trends and software programs .

Prepares fund literature, direct mail letters, emails, articles, presentations, educational brochures, marketing materials, shareholder magazine and financial reports. Assists in planning and execution of marketing and sales campaigns.

Essential Functions

  1. Design, development, and maintenance of the U.S. Global Investors website and related content on third-party sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  2. Design material for website, apps, online ads and emails.
  3. Website front-end and GUI development. Use content management system (CMS) for creation and maintenance of site features. Build new features for the website that may be outside of CMS.
  4. Manage email communications using email service provider. Manage subscription lists and reporting analytics.
  5. Develop interactive aspects of the website including quizzes, slideshows, and games.
  6. Analyze the performance and reach of digital content and online marketing materials to determine which marketing strategies are most effective. Continually improve web design and engagement with web visitors.
  7. Prepare PowerPoint presentations for company executives.
  8. Design printed materials including magazine, advertisements, infographics, sales literature, brochures, and fact sheets.
  9. Keep up with technology, design trends and e-commerce developments. Understand marketing strategy and goals. Offer ideas and suggestions for marketing our investment products and communicating with investors through the website, other digital technologies and traditional media.
  10. Design and produce material in a highly regulated environment, following internal compliance procedures, and SEC and FINRA rules and regulations.
  11. Assist in the design and implementation of marketing projects.
  12. Performs any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Undergraduate degree in art or design with a minimum of three years experience in web design and graphic design. Expertise with web development and graphics applications: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver or equivalent hand-coding applications and Flash. Expertise in HTML, Flash (animation and ActionScript), ColdFusion, CSS and Standards Compliant Web Design. Experience with ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, and SQL as well as working with content management systems. Knowledge of application processes methodologies, relational databases (Access and SQL), standards-compliant web design and cross-browser compatibility issues. Proficient in all areas of design, scanning, use of clip art and stock photography, typography and printing for a variety of mediums including web and printed documents. Skills in Illustration helpful. Proficient knowledge of the Macintosh computer, design and layout programs to include but not limited to: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. A solid understanding of the Internet, e-commerce, and consumer marketing is needed. A personal interest in personal finance and investing. The ability to collaborate and communicate clearly with the IT and marketing staff is essential. Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision. Interpersonal skills, dealing well with people and working under tight deadlines is required.

Financial Writer

Summary

Writes original content for investment blog, market commentaries, financial reports, newsletters, press releases, emails. Takes complex economic and financial topics and translates them into compelling and educational content that transforms interest into action. Researches global economic topics, investment themes and financial information to find compelling story ideas. Works in collaborative team environment with our designers, portfolio managers, CEO and fellow writers to bring stories to life in our marketing messages.

Prepares fund literature, direct mail letters, emails, articles, presentations, educational brochures, marketing materials, shareholder magazine and financial reports. Assists in planning and execution of marketing and sales campaigns.

Essential Functions

  1. Writes copy for a variety of audiences including independent investors, financial advisors, and media, in a variety of digital and print media including a blog, weekly market commentary, social media messages, shareholder communications, fund reports, interviews, press releases, emails, webcasts, advertising, direct mail, speeches and executive presentations.
  2. Develops story ideas for educational content by reading investment research reports, attending investment management meetings, researching investment themes and products, studying geopolitical events and interviewing portfolio managers.
  3. Writes content as needed for an institutional audience, including website pages, special reports and emails, as well as other sales tools.
  4. Clearly and persuasively communicates benefits and features of investment products and services. Develops marketing information in response to investor needs, competitive environment and internal requests.
  5. Prepares content for shareholder magazine.
  6. Writes CEO letter and portfolio manager commentaries for annual and semi-annual reports and other publications.
  7. Writes promotional copy for advertisements, commercials and emails.
  8. Writes press releases for the pubic company’s dividend, earnings and other announcements.
  9. Interviews portfolio managers and analysts to gather information and obtain financial data.
  10. Assists with project directors on creative ideas for marketing and sales.
  11. Edits and proofs marketing materials.
  12. Ability to produce compelling content in a highly regulated environment, following internal compliance procedures, and SEC and FINRA rules and regulations.
  13. Manages relationships with content syndication partners and prospective partners.
  14. Performs all other writing and research assignments as deemed required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communication or related subject. College courses in business, marketing, economics are desirable. Must demonstrate highly effective oral and written communication skills and proficiency in English grammar, spelling, punctuation and reading comprehension. Three years professional experience in writing and editing required. Must demonstrate strong personal knowledge of and interest in investing. FINRA series 6 and 26 licenses must be obtained within 90 days from date of employment. Must have good math skills to comprehend complex financial information.Knowledge of securities laws relevant to marketing and advertising, all relative internal policies and procedures relating to the Funds and the Advisor, and Fund objectives, features and services. Must be able to communicate effectively, accurately and concisely, and to concentrate amid vocal noise and other distractions.Exercises consistent discretion and independent judgment. Ability to effectively organize work and manage time with minimal supervision. Must be extremely deadline oriented and able to juggle multiple projects. Requires general knowledge of all Marketing, Public Relations, Institutional Sales, functions and working knowledge of other company departments. Must be able to type 45 WPM accurately and be proficient with all software required to perform job responsibilities. A moderate to experienced proficiency in speadsheet systems also required.

Controller

Summary

Reports to the CFO. Responsible for oversight of financial statements and related disclosures for internal and external regulatory agencies. Establishes and implements accounting policies and procedures; performs a variety of management and general accounting functions in accordance with established company policies and procedures, with general acceptable accounting practices as well as appropriate governmental regulatory statutes.

Essential Functions

  1. Ensures monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements are prepared on a timely and accurate basis.
  2. Reviews monthly financial reports including variance analysis.
  3. Present financial data to management.
  4. Assists in the preparation of 10-Q and 10-K reports in coordination with the other departments.
  5. With respect to corporate audits, is responsible for oversight, issues, status meetings and review.
  6. Reviews annual audited financial statements of USGB.
  7. Reviews annual Employee Stock Plan audit.
  8. Reviews compliance with loan covenants.
  9. Reviews/Prepares reports and other documentation to inform the CFO, Chairman, CEO, Board of Directors and The Board of Trustees at periodic meetings.
  10. With CFO, responsible for oversight of internal administration with regard to accounting, auditing, procedures, and all paperwork necessary for the Company to conform with generally accepted accounting principles as well as with appropriate governmental regulatory statutes.
  11. Analyzes accounting effects of material transactions affecting the Company in conjunction with CFO.
  12. Responsible for hiring, appointing, releasing, training, cross-training, motivating, evaluating and retaining a first-rate team of employees. In this connection, directs, reviews and appraises the performance of the employees immediately reporting and provides the necessary coordination between the activities of the organization.
  13. Responsible for the proper and effective delegation of work to team members, as well as providing effective training and skills enhancement for team members.
  14. Review payroll to ensure salaries, bonuses and payroll changes are accurately recorded and properly authorized.
  15. Act as liaison between Accounting, IT and software vendors (e.g. AccPac, and ADP).
  16. Assist in preparing and filing the USGB quarterly FOCUS reports with FINRA.
  17. Assist in the administration of the company’s 401(k) plan as a member of the committee.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Certified Public Accountant with a license to practice. Work requires a firm knowledge of accounting, financial and business principles and applications as obtained from a bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or business; a master’s degree is desirable but not required. Three to five years in public accounting desirable. Three to five years experience in management exercising decision-making, personnel management, and crisis management skills is necessary. Experience in a mutual fund related environment a plus. Requires the ability to establish and maintain communication with team members. Must be able to speak, write and listen effectively. Must be attentive to detail to ensure that work is accurate and error-free. Must be able to withstand the pressure of meeting deadlines, and pressures of reporting to the SEC, the public, the board and upper management. Requires the ability to organize concepts, time, manpower and materials. Able to interact and communicate effectively with company groups and individuals. Accordingly, a clean and professional appearance is mandatory. Requires high levels of energy, endurance, and patience. Requires flexibility, management skills, including planning, staff motivation and evaluation, and the ability to define, analyze, and solve operating problems. Undergraduate degree required in Finance, Economics, Marketing or Business Administration. MBA or master’s degree a plus. CPA required, Series 27 preferred, XBRL experience is a plus.

Send Us Your Resume

If you would like to have the opportunity to become a valued member in a professional and challenging environment and enjoy superior employee benefits, mail or fax your resume, with salary history to:

Human Resources
U.S. Global Investors, Inc.
7900 Callaghan Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78229

Fax (210) 308-1223: Attention: Human Resources.

You can also e-mail your resume to jobline@usfunds.com. After your resume has been reviewed and we believe that there is a potential match to our immediate openings, you will be contacted. If we believe that an appropriate match does not exist, we will keep your resume active for 90 days for future reference. We appreciate your interest in U.S. Global Investors and regret that we are unable to personally respond to each inquiry.

Net Asset Value
as of 04/17/2014

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $9.70 0.07 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $6.60 -0.08 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $6.32 -0.04 China Region Fund USCOX $8.03 0.08 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $8.11 0.11 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $31.98 0.01 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $23.29 0.07 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change