Senior Accountant

Come join our team of dynamic and diverse individuals. We are leading the way in developing the technology to enable certifiable zero emission well sites. Westgen’s EPOD is an award winning cost-effective remote power generation solution which eliminates methane venting and reduces wellsite emissions by 99.5%. Westgen is an early-stage company rapidly expanding across North America and beyond, with annual growth rates exceeding 500%. Westgen is seeking candidates who want to be part of building something great with us, and who share our values:

  • Own It – Be empowered to rise to the challenges
  • Integrity - Treat people with honesty and respect
  • Pursue Excellence – Continuous personal and professional growth
  • Ask Why – Think critically and challenge the status quo

Role Details: 

  • Role: Senior Accountant
  • Reporting to: CEO
  • Position: Permanent, Full time
  • Location: Flexible to work from home and downtown Calgary office
  • Direct Reports: None
  • Compensation: Base salary, health and dental benefits, vacation, options plan
  • Start Date: Immediate

Key Functions

Responsible for all Financial and Managerial accounting functions including:

  • Lead implementation of policies and procedures to improve the accounting systems, information flows and practices, including international sales growth and startup of fabrication facility
  • Provide constructive business advice to improve the efficiency and profitability of the company and its management information systems
  • Support implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) system

Financial Accounting

  • Responsible for creation, administration and maintenance of all financial systems and records including:
    • Sales and Receivables
      • Creation and submission of invoices to clients
      • Monitoring and managing accounts receivables
    • Expenses and Payables
      • Tracking purchase orders and matching to invoices
      • Ensuring review and approvals of all payments
      • Monitoring and managing accounts payables
    • Cash Flow - Monitor, manage and report on a timely basis
      • Timely cash flow information is a high priority of management
    • Payroll Systems - Preparation and Processing
    • General Ledger and Financial Records – Preparation and Maintenance
    • Financial Statements – Preparation and meaningful representations to management on a timely basis to ensure management is continuously aware of all important financial information
  • Regulatory Information - Responsible for all financial government regulatory reporting                       

Management Accounting

  • Lead creation of an effective management information system
    • Responsible for Job cost data collection and reporting on a WIP and unit basis
    • Investigate and maintain inventory quantities and usage data
    • Reconcile production/cost data with financial information


Preferred candidates will possess a combination of the following:

  • Professional Accounting Designation (CMA, CGA, CPA required)
  • 5 - 7 years accounting experience in management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice
  • Strong computer knowledge using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with ERP and budgeting software, including ERP conversions, is an asset
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting would be beneficial
  • Deadline oriented with attention to detail
  • Strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational and time management skills while maintaining confidentiality
  • Proven problem solving, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team