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Abdiwahid Hassan

Abdiwahid Hassan

General Supplies Manager
Nairobi, Nairobi Area


About Abdiwahid Hassan:

Efficient finance and administration professional with much knowledge in financial control and reporting skills. Possesses strategic planning abilities necessary for developing and implementing a workable management system that will ease daily operations. Seeking to apply creative problem solving and financial management skills with a growing company to achieve optimum utilization of its resources and maximum profits.




May 15 2023- PRESENT
Responsibilities and achievements

Budget, Finance and Contract Management. 

- Assist with the day-to-day administration of contracts between the UN and external contractors for outsourced services as guided by respective team leaders. 

- Assist in monitoring material inventory, ensuring sufficient safety stocks and monitoring goods issuance. 

- Assist in auditing the contractors' invoices against the goods and services provided by the contractor and approved by the UN. 

- Assist with the follow-up on suppliers/vendors' payments and draft routine correspondence as guided by respective team leaders. General Administration and Operations Support. 

- Assist the operations team to ensure the proper organization, implementation, monitoring and control of procurement actions in progress as guided by respective team leaders. 

- Assist the respective teams with filing documents, typing, copying and minute-taking. 

- Assist with daily customer service at the front desk and drafting office correspondence. 

- Maintaining and updating the UN Fuel Station Integrated System, UN Recreation Centre and Commissary Customer databases. 

- Assist with receiving and inspecting consignments destined for the United Nations Commissary. 

- Assist with preparing routine office correspondence and undertaking other office administration duties that the respective team leaders may assign. 

Archiving. - Assist in maintaining a central list of records transferred to archives by entering data of legacy records into the system, as guided by the respective team leaders. - Sorting and inventorying legacy records. - Appraising records in the archives. 

- Assist in accessioning and receiving records transfer lists and reviewing the accuracy of the transfer list. 

- Participate in designing, improving, and streamlining archives and records management programmes. 

- Assist in carrying out research within the UN Archives Network on archives and records management and the move to digitization. 

- Ensure that all departments have updated copies of their records in archives, including the retention schedules.


Responsibilities and achievements:

Achieved annual cost savings through the implementation of cost-saving

initiatives within the procurement process, resulting in improved


Reduced supply chain lead times by 20%, enhancing operational

efficiency and ensuring timely delivery of goods and services to


Negotiated favorable terms and conditions with key suppliers, resulting

in a 15% decrease in procurement costs and improved supplier


Implemented an advanced inventory management system, reducing

carrying costs by 10% and improving overall inventory turnover.

Led cross-functional teams in strategic sourcing initiatives, resulting in

cost savings and improved supplier quality and performance.

Successfully integrated sustainable sourcing practices, identifying, and collaborating with eco-friendly suppliers, leading to a 30% reduction in

environmental impact.

Developed and implemented robust supply chain risk management

strategies, minimizing disruptions, and ensuring business continuity during unforeseen events, resulting in a 25% reduction in supply chain disruptions.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT January 2019 – April 2023 Responsibilities and achievements:

Oversaw and managed the general ledger, conducting monthly balance

sheet, banking, and inter-company reconciliations with 99% accuracy.

Managed all financial accounting activities for business operations,

streamlining processes and reducing turnaround time by 30%.

Determined accounting errors or discrepancies and suggested necessary corrective action, reducing the number of errors by 25% and ensuring

compliance with accounting principles and company policies.

Maintained accurate accounting records, resulting in improved

efficiency and reduced audit turnaround time by 20%.

Responded to accounting-related questions and inquiries from employees, providing clear and concise explanations and increasing

employee knowledge and understanding of financial processes.

Prepared and submitted financial reports in a timely and accurate manner, reducing the turnaround time by 50% and improving the

accuracy of financial reporting.

Reviewed all financial reports to ensure accuracy and completeness,

identifying and resolving discrepancies with 100% accuracy and providing insights for financial decision-making.



Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), Riara University (Nairobi, Kenya) 2018 – 2021

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education,

Light Academy School (Nairobi, Kenya),

February 2014 – November 2017


Certified Public Accountants (Section II),

Strathmore University (Nairobi, Kenya), May 2023 - Present

International Computer Driving License,

Institute of Advanced Technology (Nairobi, Kenya), September 2021 – January 2022

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