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

A Financial Crime provides is responsible for investigating the company to ensure it complies with the requirements of the FCA while investigating and reporting matters of concern. This position is vital as it deals with finances and the law that is protecting financial departments.

The general responsibilities are, investigating issues heightened to the Compliance Investigations team and to work with the industry to increase knowledge of risks and problems and reduce the possibility of recurrence, Providing day-to-day help and assistance to the Head of Financial Crime and Compliance Investigations, providing guidance and advice to junior members of Compliance Investigations Team, Assisting the Head of Financial Crime and Compliance Investigations in the provision of counsel.

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


Develop a strategic approach to solving problems and following through with the strategy to the end.

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

[employee comments goal]

To always be keen when given any instructions to undertake.

Work and deliver good content or results without being monitored.

[employee comments goal]

Choose to be an active part of the growing company

Be accountable to the management and showcase your daily or weekly achievement

[employee comments goal]

Learn new tricks and techniques that help build up confidence when dealing with different people

Show willingness to work extra hours in order to cover a colleague's responsibilities whenever there is need

[employee comments goal]

Take a step back from own tasks if one is feeling overwhelmed in order to formulate a new strategy to handle the tasks

Volunteer to train new and underperforming employees and in resolving problems that contribute to underperformance

[employee comments goal]

Start with the complex tasks and break them down into smaller chunks, each with a specific deadline

Reward oneself when one completes a task ahead of time in order to feel motivated to meeting own mini-deadlines

[employee comments goal]

Look for new sources of knowledge and maintain an organized list of sources relevant to a given task

Share own experience, skills, and knowledge with others and readily support colleagues when they require knowledge and information

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in communicating the purpose and outcomes of a research in a clear manner

Constantly use insight gained from existing feedback to improve research methods in the future

[employee comments goal]

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

Consistently use a routine to get repetitive tasks done more efficiently

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to classify information and structure reports and proposals in an appropriate format

Learn how to convey technical and complex information and ideas in an appropriate format and language

[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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