Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a reconciliation machine operator.

A Reconciliation Machine Operator is liable for using the calculating machine to compute for numerical data including statistical and accounting data using addition, multiplication, subtraction and division to find totals and post accurate records.

Primary responsibilities for this post are recording statistical data, verifying past computations for accuracy, preparing statements, bills, and invoices using operating machines, operating bookkeeping machines, cleaning the machines and replacing ribbons as needed, performing extraction of roots, posting totals to inventories and summary sheets, encoding transcription documents, balancing batch control totals, posting purchase orders, reports of goods received, invoices and paid vouchers to ledgers, transfers data from calculating machine to computer.

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


Improve the observation skills and to pay attention to the small details.

Always to gather data and information in a correct and appropriate manner.

[employee comments goal]

Create time for the most important task of the day before one sits down to multi-task

Give full attention to the task that one is doing to avoid spending more time than estimated and increase efficiency

[employee comments goal]

Anticipate, identify, and effectively deal with problems and risks; plan for contingencies to deal with unexpected challenges

Develop a plan for execution and a sense of urgency with the team members in order to garner commitment to complete tasks

[employee comments goal]

Become knowledgeable about the different types of loans available in order to make an informed decision

Try negotiating with vendors and suppliers for better deals before making purchases or signing a contract

[employee comments goal]

Exhibit flexibility and creativity in solving problems presented by customers

Avoid using pressure to close a deal or to influence the decision of a customer

[employee comments goal]

Work extra hard to learn how to troubleshoot modern electronic devices

Seek for assistance when faced with challenges related to installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software

[employee comments goal]

Encourage team members to share concepts learned in training sessions

Evaluate the outcomes of training sessions and learn how to identify training needs

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn how to prepare reports and proposals that persuade and provide information

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

[employee comments goal]

Demonstrate more willingness to work efficiently in a team and independently

Show willingness to learn more literacy and numeracy skills when working with data

[employee comments goal]

Regularly practice how to use a wide range of tools and equipment properly

Put extra effort to complete tasks that have cost restraints and always meet all deadlines

[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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