Financial Controller – ShanX Medtech BV – Nijmegen

ShanX Medtech BV

ShanX Medtech BV (SXM, NL) is a dynamic young company dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare through innovative diagnostic tools. Our journey began with a deeply personal experience—the founder’s mother’s near-fatal struggle with a poorly treated bacterial infection. This ignited our mission to transform infection management, propelling us to develop pioneering solutions that prevent unnecessary suffering.

At SXM, impact is paramount. We’re proud to introduce KAIROS IVD, our groundbreaking rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing device, poised to redefine how bacterial infections are treated. Our goal is clear: to equip healthcare professionals with the means to make informed treatment decisions swiftly and accurately. Through our innovative solutions, we’re combating antibiotic resistance, enhancing patient outcomes, and saving lives.

As a Financial Controller you will play a key role in ensuring the financial health and stability of SXM, providing financial leadership, strategic insights, and effective management of financial resources to support business growth and success.

This is a part-time contract for 8 hours per week, extending over three years, with the possibility of extension and potential for an increased work week.


Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Financial Reporting: Generating accurate and timely financial reports, including

income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and other financial

analyses. Ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulatory


Budgeting and Forecasting: Developing and managing the company’s budgeting

and forecasting processes. Collaborating with department heads to establish

budget targets and monitor performance against financial goals.

Financial Analysis: Conducting financial analysis to assess the company’s financial

performance, identify trends, and provide insights to support strategic decisionmaking.

Analyzing variances and deviations from budgeted targets and

recommending corrective actions as needed.

Cash Management: Managing the company’s cash flow, including monitoring

cash balances, forecasting cash needs, and optimizing cash resources.

Implementing cash management strategies to maximize liquidity and minimize

financial risk.

(Optionally) Tax Compliance: Ensuring compliance with tax regulations and

overseeing the preparation and filing of tax returns. Working with external tax

advisors to optimize tax planning strategies and minimize tax liabilities.

Financial Risk Management: Identifying and assessing financial risks, such as

currency risk, interest rate risk, and credit risk, and implementing strategies to

mitigate these risks.


  • Required qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field

is typically required. Advanced degrees or certifications such as CPA

(Certified Public Accountant) or CMA (Certified Management

Accountant) may be preferred but not always mandatory for junior


• 2 years’ entry-level experience in in finance or accounting roles.

• Basic understanding of financial accounting principles and financial reporting standards. Familiarity with financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management concepts.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret financial data, identify trends, and analyze variances. Ability to perform basic financial analysis and generate reports using spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Excel).

• Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative to address issues as they arise.

• Proficiency in financial software and tools, including accounting software and spreadsheet applications. Familiarity with financial modeling and analysis tools is a plus.

  • Preferred qualifications:

• Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate financial information clearly and concisely to internal stakeholders.

• Desire to work in a small company environment with possibility to grow.

• A passion for innovation and creating impact.


• Competitive compensation and benefits package.

• Access to professional development opportunities for career growth and advancement, including training resources.

• Flexible schedule and work arrangements.

• Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

Join us in shaping the future of healthcare, where every moment is vital in the fight against bacterial infections. We’re seeking a motivated Financial Controller to join our team and contribute to the financial health of the company. This is an exceptional opportunity to join us in our early stages and play a pivotal role in our future success.

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