Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a registered account administrator.

A Registered Account Administrator is liable for managing a company's investments, endowments and investors. This post is useful for various companies like banks, mutual fund companies, and hedge fund firms.

The duties of this position are processing different types of financial trades, interacting with the management and fund custodians to resolve discrepancies on various projects, overseeing the electronic confirmations and portfolio modelling, reconciling the holdings in a fund with its custodian or with the fund's accounting records, compiling reports for executives, clients and portfolio managers, checking the performance of funds, creating monthly reports and handling large block trades, funding custodians to resolve discrepancies on various projects.

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


To be accommodative of other people's ideas and views and to be willing to take them on board.

Show great confidence and poise when making decisions and not afraid to make mistakes and learn from them.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to anticipate problems and try one's best to prevent them in order to avoid getting stressed when they arise

Get a mentor, who has been doing what one is currently doing or has been through what one is experiencing, to offer advice and career coaching

[employee comments goal]

Demonstrate a flexible leadership style that is friendly and helpful

Utilize the communication techniques provided for the various situations that come up

[employee comments goal]

Anticipate obstacles in advance in order to come up with ideas for dealing with them as soon as they arise

Seek regular feedback from others about the set goals in order to identify mistakes and rectify them

[employee comments goal]

Create a budget for cash flow to make sure that the company can pay its expenses comfortably and that revenues and expenses are managed proactively

Review the company's accounts payable schedule regularly in order to determine how well the company is keeping up with its credit obligations

[employee comments goal]

Pay more attention to all rules and regulations and treat everyone fairly

Demonstrate honesty in all communication and actions made and keep promises

[employee comments goal]

Start and end meetings on time and encourage all participants to show up for all meetings on time

Plan for off-site meeting sessions that can enhance the energy of participants

[employee comments goal]

Learn to utilize modern electronic devices to share and store data

Show more willingness to learn how to keep computers and mobile devices secure, and free from unauthorized access

[employee comments goal]

Acknowledge cited works and learn how to use the appropriate referencing styles

Encourage others to use a clear, logical structure that achieves internal cohesion and coherence

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to improve typing skills and learn how to type more accurately and faster

Put extra effort to work under pressure and tight 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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