Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for an internal audit director. Find the right words with quality phrases.

The Internal Audit Director is responsible for planning and executing a risk-based audit plan to evaluate, report on and make recommendations for improving the company's key operational and finance activities and internal controls. The position requires the director to issue directives to every staff of the auditing group.

More responsibilities for this post includes - identifying and assisting in documenting existing internal financial records, executing and documenting new internal controls, establishing an internal monitoring function that helps in auditing the company's compliance with the internal controls set, launching ''cross-selling'' business to other practices, promoting new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients.

Employee Performance Review Sample

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

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

INITIATIVE: An initiative is the ability to assess and initiate things independently often done without any managerial influence offered.

Does not pause to be told what to do, always seeks new tasks to work on

Never feels satisfied with the performance, always seeking new ways to improve

3

PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Physical Abilities is the ability of one's strengths and limitations that are also known as the individual resources to perform well at the tasks given.

Leads a team of heavy lifters who run heavy equipment and machines with ease

Great experience at solving complications that occur during work sessions

3

ADAPTABILITY: Adaptability is the ability to cope with and adapt to unexpected situations in any environment and staying connected with a great attitude.

Anticipates and responds with energy to new challenges, the unfamiliar and the urgent

Quickly bounces back from setbacks, and maintains a head high positive attitude

3

PROBLEM/SITUATION ANALYSIS: Problem/Situation Analysis is the ability to solve problems and assess situations to know what kind of solution is required to calm it down.

Looks for the solution that highlights the most positive effects as well as that, which produces the mildest consequences

Accepts that the problem already exists and puts more energy into solving it rather than in resisting it

3

DEADLINES - ON TIME: Deadlines - On time is the ability to prioritize the important tasks and setting up a plan on how to work on them first to deliver within the set period.

Considers what one is expected to deliver, how large the project is, and the amount of time one can dedicate when setting a completion time for a project

Creates a calendar for daily tasks in order to have a clear picture of the work that one is needed to do, and sticks to it

3

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Financial Management is the skill of learning how to handle accounting, finance, and organizational management through providing daily data on the operations that take place every day.

Uses a mobile payment system to accelerate cash flow and to make payment for products and services faster and easier

Is always ready for risky times; ensures that the company has a risk strategy in place just in case there is a problem in the business environment

2

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: Knowledge Management is the ability to manage knowledge and information that is presented to the company from different sources without overlooking any of them.

Gathers information from different sources to assist in making judgments and seeks further information if existing evidence appears unsound

Seeks for networking opportunities and encourages others to do the same in order to learn more from others

2

RESEARCH: Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Looks for alternatives to accepted or common methods and solutions

Shows willingness to learn more about statistical analysis techniques and how to apply appropriate statistical tests

2

SCHEDULING: Scheduling is creating daily workflow charts that the employees are supposed to follow when working and submitting their projects.

Excels at using standard scheduling terminologies all team members can understand

Sets enough time for all the essential tasks and gives top priority to essential tasks when scheduling

3

WRITING REPORTS AND PROPOSALS: Writing Reports and Proposals is the ability to record business reports and plans for the company or project following the policies and procedures of the company.

Excels at classifying information and structuring reports and proposals in an appropriate format

Uses a clear, logical structure that achieves internal cohesion and coherence

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

INITIATIVE:

Are you prepared to learn new skills and incorporate them into your work?

Do you accept responsibility quickly without passing on the blame?

[employee comments]
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Do you help others to come up with workable goals for complicated tasks?

Do you have any health complications that the management should know about?

[employee comments]
ADAPTABILITY:

Were there times you had to take in a new task when you were still heavily involved with another one?

Give a situation where you had to present to a group of clients with little or no preparation. What challenges did you face?

[employee comments]
PROBLEM/SITUATION ANALYSIS:

What information do you research when analyzing a problem and how do you use it?

Describe a time when you have anticipated a problem. What did you do about it?

[employee comments]
DEADLINES - ON TIME:

Describe a time when you have had to work under a tight deadline. What methods did you use to meet the deadline?

What are some of the tools that you have used to prioritize your tasks? How has this helped meet your deadlines?

[employee comments]
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:

Describe a time when your company has faced an unexpected expense. What was the expense and how did you handle it?

Describe a time when an important project has failed due to poor financial management. What was wrong with the finances and how did you fix it?

[employee comments]
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT:

What are you doing to improve your capabilities of reviewing knowledge requirements for new tasks?

Can you think of a situation where you didn't comply with knowledge management standards? How did you correct the situation?

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

What efforts are you making to improve your research methods?

How often do you employ logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument?

[employee comments]
SCHEDULING:

What efforts are you making to employ the best practices and standards when scheduling projects?

How often do you create a routine to get repetitive tasks done more efficiently?

[employee comments]
WRITING REPORTS AND PROPOSALS:

What are you doing to improve how you connect with target audience when writing reports and proposals?

What efforts are you making to learn how to convey technical ideas in an appropriate and reader-friendly language?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

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:

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