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What Is a NetSuite Consultant and How to Become One

What Does a NetSuite Consultant Do?

A NetSuite consultant works with companies through the entire NetSuite software development life cycle. Your responsibilities include participating and leading client workshops, defining requirements, implementing strategy, ensuring timely delivery and risk management, and collaborating with technical teams to deliver custom client solutions. You work with client databases, communicate with internal teams and clients, review and interpret business requirements, respond to client expectations, develop system design and related documents, provide support for technical and functional inputs, and lead projects from start to finish.

How to Become a NetSuite Consultant

To become a NetSuite consultant, you need a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, computer science, or a related field. Also, consider becoming a Certified NetSuite ERP Consultant. The program starts with boot camp training and provides core knowledge to be proficient in NetSuite in three weeks and ends with an exam; voluntary certification shows your commitment and professionalism to potential employers. Other qualifications include proven experience implementing NetSuite ERP, proficiency with Microsoft Office, prior accounting or finance duties, and relevant consulting or industry experience. Analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, leadership skills, and the ability to multitask are essential.