Investment Banking Analyst


About Cascade Partners

Cascade Partners is a boutique investment banking and private investment firm with offices in Southfield and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Cleveland, Ohio. We serve businesses nationwide and internationally, focusing on the Midwest. Our team’s expertise spans mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, performance improvement and financing across various industries, including healthcare, industrials, business services, value-added distribution, consumer products, retail, and IT.

At Cascade Partners, our culture is rooted in shared values, trust, and a genuine passion for helping people. These core principles inform every decision we make. Our bankers understand the profound impact that transactions have on a client’s company, employees, family, wealth, and personal life and are dedicated to driving long-term value for companies and creating transformative solutions that benefit people.

At Cascade Partners, we don’t just offer services, we offer comprehensive support. We partner closely with our clients, providing unbiased insights into their options and the implications well before any transaction is finalized. Our guidance and resources are designed to help clients navigate the complexities of growth management, acquisitions, divestitures, financing, and other strategic initiatives, ensuring they not only achieve but exceed their long-term goals.

Investment Banking Analyst Job Description

Are you ready to dive into the fast-paced world of investment banking? Cascade Partners is looking for a passionate and driven Analyst to join our team in Southfield, Michigan. In this full-time role, you’ll be at the heart of the transaction process, engaging in a variety of high-impact activities that drive our success. You will conduct in-depth market, industry, and valuation research, build and refine financial models and analyses, identify potential acquisition targets, and draft compelling pitch books and investment memoranda. Collaboration is key at Cascade, and you’ll work closely with our Managing Directors, Directors, Vice Presidents, and Associates, gaining unparalleled exposure to and interaction with senior-level executives at client companies.

At Cascade, you’ll be part of a dynamic team that thrives on collaboration and innovation. You’ll work alongside industry leaders and have the chance to contribute to major investment banking engagements. This role offers significant growth opportunities and the chance to make a real impact from day one. We’re seeking someone with a keen analytical mind, strong research skills, and a passion for finance. If you’re ready to take on new challenges and grow your career in a supportive, fast-paced environment, Cascade is the place for you. Our office is based in Southfield, Michigan, a vibrant hub for business and finance professionals. Join us at Cascade and embark on a rewarding career where your contributions are valued, and your professional growth is our priority. Take the next step and apply now to become a vital part of our investment banking team!

Attributes & Skills

  • Motivated self-starter and team player.
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills with an aptitude for financial modeling. 
  • Significant proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent people skills and ability to function in an entrepreneurial atmosphere with limited supervision.
  • Capable of defining priorities, working through conflicts, and identifying creative solutions.
  • Strong follow-up, time management, and people skills.
  • Superior work ethic.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage varying deadlines.

Education & Experience

  •  Undergraduate degree required/MBA a strong advantage
  •  1+ years of business experience in finance, accounting, economics, valuation or transaction


Position’s compensation commensurate with experience and will be eligible to participate in Cascade’s incentive compensation/bonus program. Benefit package includes health care, dental, vision, life insurance, short- & long-term disability, FSA, HSA and 401K.

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to

Cascade Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested in applying for this position? Please send your resume and cover letter to