Financial Controller, General Manager in a Grow­ing Offshore Drilling Com­pany


Vacancies: Financial Controller, General Manager

Pacific Drilling S.A. is a grow­ing offshore drilling com­pany that provides global ultra-deepwater drilling ser­vices to the oil and natural gas industry through the use of high-specification drillships.

Our corporate offices are lo­cated in Houston, Texas, with offices in Brazil, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Singapore and South Korea.

We have one of the newest and most technologi­cally advanced fleets in the world. Our vessels are all state-of-the-art, high-specification units, which benefit from a proven design and highly developed construction techniques.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Senior School certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, OND in Nigeria is equivalent of 2 years associate degree in U.S., while HND or BSc is for 4 years (with at least 120 credits/units)
  • Nigerian in Country – resident
  • Fluent English communication skills (both oral and written)

Position: Financial Controller


  • University degree and/or equivalent experience and training in finance and/or accounting. Mas­ter’s degree in business administration (MBA) or a profes­sional designation such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA) is preferred.
  • Eight years experience in accounting and/or finance, in­cluding previous management responsibility; Previous expe­rience in public accounting is highly valued.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Position: General Manager


  • A degree level education. Ten or more year’ experience in a business leadership role with proven business development, negotiation and sales skills.
  • Work ex­perience in the drilling industry highly preferred. Experience in dealing with governmental and trade unions.

How to Apply:

To be considered for a position, please apply online at . No office walk-ins accepted.

To apply online:

(1)     Visit Pacific Drilling Careen page:

(2)     Select Featured Jobs (at top of page)

(3)     Select Careen in Nigeria

(4)     Apply to the desired position.

On or before 10th November, 2015