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What objectives can I set for an administrator who works on HR and finance? This article outlines objectives suggested by one of our associate education experts. It also points to other suggested objectives, and to more articles from The Key on setting objectives.

A school leader asked us for examples of performance objectives for administrative staff who work on finance and HR. We asked one of our associate education experts, Martin Owen, to suggest some objectives.

Finance objectives

  • Month-end and year-end procedures are completed and reports are also completed by the required date
  • Budget monitoring reports for budget holders are produced and distributed
  • Budget monitoring reports for governors are completed
  • Purchase orders are completed with the stated turnaround time
  • Invoices are processed and paid by the due date
  • Information is made available to auditors or other parties by the required date

HR objectives

HR reports for governors are

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