It took full-year production to 229,224oz at AISC of $1086/oz.
Guidance had been 220,000-240,000oz, with production and cost forecasts for 2023 due later this quarter.
Cash at the end of the quarter was A$173 million versus $171 million at the end of September.
Operating cashflow totaled $64 million before a $25 million tax payment.
Meanwhile, the ASX-listed company has started building the US$430 million Kiaka project down the road from Sanbrado in Burkina Faso, with $300 million in debt financing currently being targeted.
Kiaka will add around 220,000oz per annum to West African's profile.
West African is also scoping a second underground mine at Sanbrado's M5 deposit.
Shares in West African were trading this week at A$1.27, capitalising the company at $1.3 billion.