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Solution Architect, NetSuite

CFO Technology
  • Founded in 2009
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Serving 300+ leading private equity firms

Company Overview

There’s a better way to work in finance—and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity-backed portfolio companies. Working at the intersection of sponsors and management teams across every stage of the investment lifecycle, our team provides hands-on, execution-oriented support to elevate the office of the CFO.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means joining 1,000+ finance & technology experts in a high-growth, agile, and entrepreneurial environment while changing the way portfolio companies drive value. It also means making your mark on Accordion’s future—by embracing a culture rooted in collaboration and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together.

Accordion is headquartered in New York City with 11 offices around the globe. Join us!

CFO Technology

Accordion’s CFO Technology Practice effectively and efficiently delivers the digital services and solutions to support organizational strategic initiatives.

Our CFO Technology experts work cross-functionally — alongside practitioners from all corners of Accordion — to arm CFOs with the appropriate digital solutions needed to implement the team’s business process recommendations and to capitalize on value creation opportunities. From ERP, CPM, Analytics, Data Integration, RPA, and beyond, CFO Tech provides finance leaders with a single, objective partner capable of delivering from strategy to execution.

This role can be based in any of our US office locations and is a hybrid role. Ideal candidates should be local to the desired location, with the flexibility to work remotely 2-3 days a week, blending the best of both worlds for efficiency and collaboration.

What You’ll Do:

We are seeking a skilled NetSuite Technical Solution Architect to join our consulting team. As a team member, you will be responsible for architecting and implementing NetSuite solutions tailored to meet our clients' business needs. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring the successful integration, customization, and optimization of NetSuite ERP systems.

Your key responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Architect and design NetSuite solutions: based on client requirements, design solutions that ensures alignment with best practices and industry standards.
  • Collaborate closely with clients: understand their business processes, challenges, and objectives, translating them into effective NetSuite configurations and customizations.
  • Lead technical implementation of NetSuite: configuration, customization, data migration, and integration with third-party systems.
  • Provide technical support to project teams: ensure project milestones are achieved on time and within budget.
  • Conduct system assessments: identify opportunities for efficiency and recommend solutions to enhance both NetSuite functionality and performance.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation: technical design documents, configuration guides, and test plans.
  • Keep our standards current: stay on top of NetSuite platform updates, new features, and emerging technologies. Incorporate them into our standards and utilize them in your designs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams: this includes other developers, business analysts, project managers across Accordion practices.

The following representative engagements are examples of the type of work you’ll do as a Solution Architect. These scenarios aim to provide you with an insight into the daily experiences of working at Accordion.

  • A company has engaged Accordion to upgrade their processes to handle additional, complex use cases that today are being manually handled. The client needs additional automation to help their team focus more on other tasks and remain lean and efficient. You have been brought in to:
    • Conduct in-depth discussions with the client's production team to understand their unique workflow and requirements.
    • Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with the client's stakeholders.
    • Present solution designs to the client for feedback and approval, iterating as necessary based on their input.
    • Be involved in and oversee development and configuration of proposed customization components.
    • Conduct testing to validate functionality and performance.
    • Conduct code reviews with associated technical project team.
    • Demo and delivery of product to key stakeholders.
  • A client experiences slow system performance and frequent timeouts in their NetSuite instance. They would like Accordion to perform a thorough assessment of the NetSuite environment to identify performance bottlenecks and priorities for optimization. You have been brought in to:
    • Define performance improvement goals and develop a risk mitigation plan.
    • Analyze system logs, system records, and performance metrics to identify areas of inefficiency.
    • Implement performance profiling tools (such as NS APM) to track system performance metrics in real-time.
    • Review and optimize SuiteScript code, SQL queries, and custom workflows to reduce execution time and resource consumption.
    • Conduct load testing and capacity planning exercises to assess system scalability and resilience under peak usage scenarios.
  • A retail client needs seamless integration between NetSuite and their e-commerce platform for real-time inventory updates and order processing. You are brought in to:
    • Establish communication channels and collaboration tools with the client's IT team and third-party vendors.
    • Define integration requirements, data mappings, and security considerations.
    • Develop a testing strategy and conduct integration testing.
    • Configure integration endpoints and authentication mechanisms.
    • Based on design needs and infrastructure parameters, develop custom scripts or middleware connectors.
    • Conduct load testing and capacity planning exercises to assess system scalability and resilience under peak usage scenarios.

Ideally, You Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 4 years+ experience at a reputable NetSuite partner firm, end-user company and/or related technical consulting firm.
  • Strong understanding of ERP concepts, business processes, and industry-specific requirements.
  • Proficiency in SuiteScript, SuiteFlow, SuiteBuilder, SuiteTalk, and REST web services for customizations and integrations.
  • Experience with iPaaS toolsets such as Workato, Celigo, and Boomi.
  • Experience with data migration tools and techniques, including SuiteScript, CSV imports, and middleware platforms.
  • Strong logical skills with extreme attention to detail.
  • Strong ability to leverage Git to manage, collaborate, track, and organize your code base when working on a team.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex NetSuite projects within scope, timeline, and budget constraints.
  • Demonstrates good judgement, takes initiative, and seeks guidance when needed to deliver project deliverables.
  • Strong drive and adheres to the highest professional standards in working with clients and colleagues.

Ideally, You Are:

  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • A leader of others; you lead by example.
  • A strong team player, able to work with team members across all levels.
  • Able to effectively communicate issues and solutions and raise issues to senior team members when necessary.
  • Comfortable managing deliverables within projects for multiple complex workstreams.
  • Excited to be part of a growing team, with a focus on driving future growth.
  • Full of entrepreneurial spirit and comfortable in a fluid, flat organization.
  • Knowledgeable about the relationship between Private Equity sponsors and their portfolio companies.
  • Passionate about delivering exceptional client service.
  • Someone who enjoys mentoring others and doing meaningful work.
  • Willing to get your hands dirty in the details of a project while simultaneously seeing the whole picture.
  • Willing to travel according to client needs.

Accordion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Please note that as per Accordion policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our inclusive diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Accordion will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity.


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Company Overview
In 2009, Accordion set out to prove that there was a better way to work in finance – and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity portfolio companies. In the years since, our firm has grown into a bi-coastal team of 1000+ finance and technology professionals, serving nearly 300 of the world’s leading private equity firms out of offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and South Florida.

Our mission is to shape a new era in the private equity industry. Focusing exclusively on the office of the CFO of PE-backed companies, we’re committed to driving value creation through financial consulting services and portfolio operations technology.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and collaborative environment. It means changing the way private equity firms create value at their portfolio companies. And ultimately, it means making your mark on the firm’s future – by embracing a culture rooted in humility and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together. Join us!