Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a compliance auditor.

A Compliance Auditor is liable for protecting the company's assets by completing audits, ensuring docility with regulations and internal controls, recommending improvements in internal control structure and guiding the works of auditors.

The primary roles of this position includes accomplishing compliance work requirements through orientation, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising accounts etc., meeting work standards by following production, productivity, quality and customer service standards, resolving operational problems, identifying work process improvements, meeting cost standards by monitoring expenses, implementing cost saving actions, preparing for auditing through researching materials and formulating a plan of action, verifying assets and liabilities by comparing items to documentation, Completes audit work papers and memorandums by documenting audit tests and findings.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Try not to talk too fast or too slow that the audience cannot understand the intended message.

To be authentic in my speech and to make people appreciate my honesty and transparency.

[employee comments goal]

To listen attentively to what the other person is saying without interrupting.

Learn to ask and put the caller on hold correctly and professionally.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to develop and build on my confidence and poise when expressing myself.

Know how best to manage and express my feelings and emotions.

[employee comments goal]

Invest in high-quality training that enhances better productivity in future

Balance out working and personal time to bring up a happy workforce

[employee comments goal]

Keep up a positive attitude that interacts with others well

Go for coaching or training every time the business provides it

[employee comments goal]

Stop obsessing over every detail and just learn to perform one's best in order to avoid wasting time on tasks and meet deadlines

Reevaluate one's schedule once in a while in order to eliminate less important tasks and have more time and energy for what really matters in one's professional life

[employee comments goal]

Narrow focus on a few goals at a time and focus all the effort on their completion

Network and surround oneself with like-minded people who will encourage own accomplishments and point out weak areas

[employee comments goal]

Seek clarification and gain as much knowledge as possible about the activity or project at hand in order to feel more comfortable and produce quality results

Learn how one can use quality management skills in order to bring different parts of the company closer together

[employee comments goal]

Set aside time for answering calls or responding to emails in order to reduce or eliminate distractions

Use the provided procedures or guidelines to perform tasks in order to improve quality and productivity; avoid using inappropriate shortcuts

[employee comments goal]

Learn to use standard scheduling terminologies that all team members can understand

Spend more time engaging in activities and thoughts that yield most results

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date: