Why a QuickBooks to NetSuite Migration is Easy!

A team that had an easy QuickBooks to NetSuite system migration

Forcing QuickBooks to work for your growing business is like trying to wear your favorite sweater after accidentally putting it through the dryer: it’s too tight and doesn’t fit just right. But you don’t want to give it up because it’s familiar and comfortable.

For many companies that have started to grow again since the pandemic, you may realize that QuickBooks is holding you back. Your marketing’s working, your collaborations are paying off, and you’ve added new staff and products. But your QuickBooks software isn’t keeping up.

If you’ve been thinking about migrating to the best-in-class Oracle NetSuite ERP platform, we’re here to tell you that a QuickBooks to NetSuite migration has never been more accessible, thanks to Finlyte. Let’s dive into how we make the transition as pain-free as possible.

Power of NetSuite + Expertise of Finlyte Simplify Migration

NetSuite ERP is an all-in-one cloud business management solution that helps organizations operate more effectively by automating core processes and providing real-time operational and financial performance visibility.

With a single, integrated suite of applications for managing accounting, order processing, inventory management, production, supply chain, and warehouse operations, NetSuite ERP gives companies clear visibility into their data and tighter control over their businesses.

When you partner with Finlyte, you gain access to the leading cloud-based ERP in the market, but that’s not all. Through our NetSuite Implementation services, you’ll have access to an experienced guide to help you from day one through every step of your journey to streamlined financial management.

Our goal is to become an extension of your team – always available when you need us.  

If You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks, Don’t Keep Forcing the Issue

When you started to research making the switch to NetSuite, you were likely inundated with articles encouraging you to “stretch your QuickBooks investment as long as possible” because ERPs are weighty, costly, and more than your business needs.

You may even encounter information to switch over to QuickBooks Enterprise – a migration in and of itself – to reduce the effort you’ll need to put in. But, this is not a sustainable, long-term solution. QuickBooks in and of itself simply does not have the features and functionality that growing companies need as they encounter more complex accounting and business situations.

To address your concerns, we’ll unpack some of the ways that working with an expert team like at Finlyte makes it easy to step into the world of NetSuite with confidence.

What Migrating from QuickBooks Looks Like with Finlyte

Moving to a solution that fits where your business is going – not where it was – should be your goal. And we’ll make the journey easy for you. Here’s what partnering with Finlyte for your NetSuite Implementation looks like, step by step.

1. Scoping Your Business

We’ll work through what you do and how you do it at the right level of detail, discussing and documenting your goals, challenges, and unique business needs.

2. Aligning and Demonstrating

Finlyte will align a pre-built NetSuite solution to your unique business scope, tailoring it through workflows and scripts to meet the key needs of your business. We’ll also demonstrate this solution back to you for feedback.

3. Implementation and Data Migration

Finlyte will import key data from QuickBooks and migrate historical data into NetSuite. This step is often the most cumbersome, but our experienced team of experts simplifies the data migration process through our proven NetSuite data migration strategy.

4. Training for Success

Finlyte will lead your team through role-specific training for each user. We ensure that everyone feels prepared to use NetSuite once the system goes live.

5. Go-Live!

Your implementation of NetSuite will be up and live! Don’t worry; we’ll remain involved with your company to ensure everyone gets the most out of NetSuite well after implementation.

6. Post-Go-Live Optimization

Finlyte is your partner in the weeks and months following go-live to help optimize, provide additional training as needed, and support.

– All of this will be complete in 45 to 100 days, depending on the complexity of migration. Throughout the entire process, we will be available to answer questions and provide you with updates to ensure a smooth transition.

Common Concerns When Migrating Away From QuickBooks

We get it. Migrating away from QuickBooks to NetSuite is a big decision. For any small-to-medium-sized business owner, the decision comes with many complicated emotions. You’ve got your team in mind, with the future of the business resting on your shoulders.

If you’ve been burned by a technology implementation in the past, you may also have doubts circling in your mind. Here are five concerns we often hear from customers investigating migrating away from QuickBooks and how we address these concerns.

  • Downtime: “I can’t afford to be without my systems.” Finlyte ensures no gaps in your systems during the transition.
  • Data Corruption: “What are the chances my data will be corrupted or lost?” Finlyte implements data back-ups to ensure no data is lost from one system to the next.
  • Project Management Lift: “I don’t have people who can take this on in-house.” No sweat. Our dedicated project management team will do the heavy lifting for you.
  • Alone After Go-Live: “Once we’re live, who do I go to if I have questions or issues?” Once you’re up and running, we proactively find ways to improve your experience with NetSuite.
  • Ticketing Systems: “Do I become a number in a ticketing system that takes days to respond?” Getting you answers is our priority. You can count on Finlyte’s unmatched customer service throughout the process.

QuickBooks to Netsuite Migration: Easier with the SuiteSuccess

Finlyte is proud to be authorized to use the industry-leading SuiteSuccess Methodology to customize your NetSuite experience based on your industry. This methodology provides your business with the pathway to go live in a fixed time period and on budget.

SuiteSuccess incorporates NetSuite’s experience gained from thousands of implementations, getting you up and running in less than 100 days and providing faster time to value.

The NetSuite SuiteSuccess methodology uses a value-driven dashboard design model to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of NetSuite users. SuiteSuccess accounts are delivered with pre-defined components based on leading practices specific to your company’s industry and each user’s role.

No matter your industry, SuiteSuccess dashboards are pre-defined to fit your specific business processes, KPI scorecards, and saved searches, creating a more efficient experience.

It’s Time to Migrate Off QuickBooks

QuickBooks is like that ill-fitting sweater that you know needs to be given away. You just need a partner to come alongside you to present a better solution.

We make it easy to choose NetSuite to simplify the complexity of advanced accounting issues you’re experiencing. The even easier decision is choosing Finlyte to execute your QuickBooks to NetSuite migration. Put our experience to work for you today.

Let’s talk about a solution that fits your need. Contact us today to discuss our industry-leading NetSuite implementation services.