ERP Careers

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I have a background in finance--are there ERP careers that will utilize my background?

ERP Careers

There are many ERP careers to choose from when deciding which path to take. For hosted applications, the top five are: Aplicor, Intacct, NetSuite, SAP and Workday. The top five client-server applications are Epicor, Infor, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle and SAP.

Other careers include open source (Apache OFBix/opentaps, Compiere, ERP5, OpenMFG and OpenPro); industry solutions (Government public sector, membership management, process manufacturing, professional services and retail); and specialty solutions (project accounting, data warehousing & OLAP, e-commerce, point of sale and budgeting).

You should choose an ERP career that matches background education or experience—for example, if you have a degree in marketing you should choose one of the marketing modules to start out with. Recruiters and employers look for opening-level ERP consultants who have a background in one of the solutions, as it makes learning ERP much easier.



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