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

A Business or Corporate Auditor protects the company assets by ensuring the organization complies with all the internal control procedures and regulations without fail or laxity. This position is critical in ensuring the company deals openly with their clients.

Key responsibilities for this position include working hand in hand with the entire audit department to ensure the organization complies with the policies and procedures without fail, communicating audit findings by preparing final reports and discussing the results with the auditees, stabilizing personal networks in the expert societies, enforcing companies to adhere to the audit requirement while advising the management on actions needed, maintaining professional and hands-on knowledge through attending educational workshops.

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


Undertake more research on issues by seeking to find accurate and factual information

Show more assertiveness and decisiveness when dealing with problems and coming up with solutions.

[employee comments goal]

Adapt to new technology and innovative ways of using it to solve problems.

To plan in particular ways and to come up with potential alternative solutions to problems.

[employee comments goal]

To learn new ways and techniques of undertaking troubleshooting operations.

Learn to use past knowledge and experience to troubleshoot current problems.

[employee comments goal]

To always be keen when given any instructions to undertake.

Do not to tolerate any sloppy work at any given point.

[employee comments goal]

Allow the opportunity for one-on-one feedback in order to make it easier for the other person to say what he/she really thinks

Write down observations and try not to muddle them with interpretations and emotions

[employee comments goal]

Make decisions that favor all the employees instead of some

Take some coaching for better skills in performing assessments and appraisals

[employee comments goal]

Allow others to speak their mind without feeling of anger rising inside

Desire to always work to the very best of your ability

[employee comments goal]

Evaluate the resources one have that could be used to solve the situation and test their effectiveness

Analyze the importance of data one has collected about the problem and look for links and relationships in order to understand the overall situation

[employee comments goal]

Take the time to understand the payroll process and make sure it is secure before writing checks for the employees

Use business accounting software in order to maintain clean and timely financial records and accurate company transactions

[employee comments goal]

Work with colleagues to keep team knowledge updated and put in place effective mechanisms for being alerted on new knowledge

Learn better communication skills to assist in sharing and transferring knowledge effectively

[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:

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