CLEVELAND (Dec. 21, 2015)—CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) were recently recognized with two awards by Kreston International (Kreston), of which CBIZ and MHM are members.

The awards were presented during Kreston's 44th Annual World Conference held in Rio de Janeiro from December 2-5, 2015. CBIZ and MHM were recognized as top International Business Referrers. This recognition is based on the volume of introductions and referrals that, year after year, CBIZ and MHM have made to other Kreston member firms around the world for tax and attest services for clients operating in foreign countries. The award was presented to Rich Howard, MHM Shareholder and Kreston Board Member, by Kreston Chairman Bent Kofoed and Kreston CEO Jon Lisby.

The second award was presented to John Armour, located in the Denver, Colo., office of CBIZ and MHM. John received the Kreston International Professional Recognition Award for his work with the Transition Resource Group (TRG), which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on new revenue recognition standards.

"We are very proud to have been honored with these awards," states Bill Hancock, Chairman of MHM. "In today's global economy, it is more important than ever to have resources around the globe to collaborate with in serving our clients with their international needs. In the Kreston network, we trust that our clients are being handled with care and quality."

Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) is a national, independent CPA Firm with 31 offices nationwide and more than 255 shareholders. MHM specializes in attest services for mid-market and growing businesses, not-for-profit organizations and employee benefit plans. Services include financial statement audits of public and private companies, employee benefit plan audits, reports on controls of service organizations (SOC), reviews, compilations, litigation support and reports on performance of agreed-upon-procedures.

MHM's expertise can be supplemented with resources available through its close association with CBIZ, Inc. Named one of America's 2015 Best Employers and ranked as the #1 employer in the consulting and accounting industry by Forbes magazine, CBIZ, Inc. provides professional business services that help clients better manage their finances and employees. CBIZ provides its clients with financial services including accounting, tax, financial advisory, government health care consulting, risk advisory, real estate consulting, and valuation services. Employee services include employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan consulting, payroll, life insurance, HR consulting and executive recruitment. As one of the nation's largest brokers of employee benefits and property and casualty insurance, and one of the largest accounting and valuation companies in the United States, CBIZ services are provided through more than 100 Company offices in 33 states. Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. are one of the Top Ten accounting providers in the country.

Kreston International is a network of independent accounting firms with over 700 offices in 105 countries. They are currently ranked as the 13th largest accounting network in the world, and are a member of the Forum of Firms, an association of international networks with a goal to promote consistent and high-quality standards of financial reporting and auditing practices worldwide.

Published on December 21, 2015