Port Jersey Logistics (PJL), a leading third-party (3PL) logistics service provider, has hired financial planning and analysis specialist Leila Davis as its newest Controller. In this role, Ms. Davis will oversee a wide variety of finance-related responsibilities for PJL, including accounting, reporting, payroll, credit and collections, budget projections and financial forecasting.
Ms. Davis also will be involved in recognizing and monitoring key performance indicators, using this data to form strategic financial plans as well as build info points that ensure high-level executive insight and preparedness. In total, Ms. Davis will be viewed as a value-adding resource charged with identifying and implementing opportunities for finance-related improvements.
Ms. Davis brings more than 20 years of finance management to Port Jersey Logistics. Most recently, she enjoyed a seven-year tenure at International Vitamin Corporation of Freehold, NJ, where her final position held was Corporate Controller. Prior to that, Ms. Davis served as Director of Business & Operations for Ascend Media, as well as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at L’Oreal USA.
“Leila has an accomplished track record for maintaining high levels of financial efficiencies throughout her upwardly mobile career,” said Robert Russo, President of Port Jersey Logistics. “She will be an asset to Port Jersey Logistics as we continue to modernize, innovate and explore new partnerships and opportunities.”
Ms. Davis earned a degree in Business Administration & Finance from Syracuse University, as well as a dual Masters in Management Accounting and Strategic Management from Rutgers. She is a resident of Columbus, NJ.