Accounting & Business Analyst

  • Finance
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Accounting & Business Analyst

Job description

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and that are driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

As our Accounting & Business Analyst you will be performing both financial accounting and business control aspects within the finance team. In this broad function, you will be maintaining the administration of the Xsens legal entities together with the Financial Controller and provide transparent information to enable effective decision making in achieving our strategic objectives. You will have direct involvement in providing financial analytical and risk assessment support to the business.

In this role you will be working closely together with the Financial Controller and the Finance Director and work with colleagues in the mCube and Xsens team, with core locations in San José, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Taiwan and Enschede. Your position has high visibility within and outside the Finance organization.


The Finance team is looking for an ambitious, assertive and hands-on new team player. In your role you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the administration of the Xsens legal entities in the Netherlands and North-America
  • Perform monthly consolidation and reporting activities;
  • Preparation of the monthly financial report to the Management Team;
  • Partner with the businesses 3DBM, ISM and Wearable Sensors to achieve their short term and long term objectives
  • Drive the monthly and quarterly business review cycle
  • Drive optimization and improvement of processes, standardization of worldwide reporting and insight-driven analyses to satisfy the need for management information
  • Manage the implementation of a Business Intelligence Tool


  • Master in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years experience in Finance roles is preferred
  • Track record in financial control and/or business control.
  • Familiarity with budget and forecasting processes.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Skilled in use of MS Office tools, Navision and other reporting tools, e.g. BI.

We are looking for a finance professional who has:

  • Excellent communication skills and a team player mentality
  • High attention to details and a high-level of integrity and discretion
  • A self-driven and ambitious personality
  • The ability to relate to other people, balancing firmness and cooperation
  • A problem solving attitude
  • Excellent modelling capabilities in Excel


Xsens creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.