Investment Banking Associate Position


About Cascade Partners

Cascade Partners is looking for an Investment Banking Associate to join our boutique, middle-market investment banking firm. Our offices are located in Southfield, MI and Cleveland, OH, and we work with companies across the nation and internationally. We specialize in creating maximum value for clients by providing exceptional advising services on mergers and acquisitions (M&As), divestitures and financings across a variety of industries including healthcare, industrials, business services, value-added distribution, consumer products/retail and information technology.

We are actively looking to add an investment banking associate to our team of talented individuals to support the continued growth of the firm.

Investment Banking Associate Job Description

As the investment banking associate, you will be located in Cascade’s Southfield, MI office. You will be responsible for a variety of transaction activities, including:

  • Developing and manipulating complex financial models.
  • Conducting general and technical research.
  • Drafting offering and investment memos.
  • Performing various analyses.
  • Conducting due diligence.
  • Any other activities necessary to support Cascade’s investment banking.

The investment banking associate will take a leadership role in certain components of every transaction and will provide direction and mentorship to the analyst group to complete workflow. The position will involve significant interaction with the Cascade Partners’ team and clients.


  • Minimum 2 years of investment banking experience.
  • Strong financial modeling skills as well as extensive research and analytical capabilities.
  • Exceptional in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and oral communication, and presentation skills.
  • Solid interpersonal abilities.
  • Motivated self-starter and team player with a high level of maturity 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 and time management skills and a superior work ethic.
  • Undergraduate degree required with focus in accounting and finance classes strongly preferred.


Overall compensation is commensurate with experience. The managing director will participate in Cascade’s incentive compensation program. Cascade’s benefit package includes health, dental, FSA and 401K.

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