Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an internal review and audit compliance.

An internal review and audit compliance manager is the overall overseer in the matters concerning the company's auditing processes, and they evaluate the internal review and auditing procedures to ascertain they comply with the relevant standards. He/she also works closely with internal reviewers and auditors to ensure the process is transparent and follows the laid down standards.

Other specific duties carried out by a professional in this capacity include identifying specific issues in the internal review and audit reports, which can make the firm to be penalized or be sued, making sure the internal audit report is completed in time and reviewing the organizational reports for completeness. Lastly, they maintain the audit reports and other related information as well as overseeing external auditors to make sure they conduct the process as necessary.

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


Take up more online courses on writing to try to improve writing skills.

Learn to draft my work first, modify it, and then set out to write the original content.

[employee comments goal]

Make sure that every employee is aware of the big picture and how each one of them can contribute well

Protect oneself from stress through relaxation, exercise, diet, meditation or any other healthy lifestyle habits

[employee comments goal]

Use tools and apps such as tangible reminders that help one to keep focused on the tasks at hand

Give each task a specific deadline or short amount of time in order to remain focused

[employee comments goal]

Learn to use active listening skills and body language to show understanding of what the other person is saying

Take time to imagine what might be going on in the other person's world and use that understanding to empathize with them

[employee comments goal]

Find opportunities to improve one's skills, and to provide additional services and products to the customers

Look for new tricks and methods to keep oneself on track, both personally and professionally

[employee comments goal]

Create a system where one has a list of everything that needs to be accomplished to avoid losing track of what one's goals are

Believe that one's goal is doable and that one has the skills needed to accomplish it

[employee comments goal]

Evaluate the source of the information in order to ensure that it is reliable and that it is backed up by evidence

Identify, analyze and solve a problem systematically rather than by instinct or intuition

[employee comments goal]

Set goals that are realistic and exciting in order to feel motivated to achieve them

Set consistent goals for team members with the same responsibilities and refrain from framing goals as a competition among team members

[employee comments goal]

Put up an inspirational area that reminds one of own goals and dreams in order to stay constantly motivated and inspired to work

Share some of the work among other employees in order to make them feel a sense of ownership and keep oneself from being bogged down

[employee comments goal]

Avoid falling prey to naysayers and believe in the business venture

Survey customers and prospects and put more effort in offering them personalized attention

[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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