Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is a part of the Government. Its vision is to build a solid base in the economy and in well-being for the  future generations. The Ministry is an expert organisation whose activities are based on knowledge and research.  There are 341 people working in the Ministry. Their average age is 47 years.

The Ministry of Finance prepares economic and fiscal policy, drafts the annual Budget, and offers experience in tax policy matters. It is also responsible for drafting policy on the financial markets, the State's employer and human resources policy, as well as overall development of public administration and steering of IT administration within both central and local government. In addition, the Ministry of Finance is in charge of the legislative and financial requirements of local government functions. The Ministry participates in the activities of the European Union as well as several international organisations and financial institutions.

At the Ministry of Finance, we value the competence, cooperation and openness of our personnel. The aim is to recruit the best expertise available and develop our operations to meet the changing demands of the operating environment. More than a half of our personnel work in various expert positions and two thirds have completed a higher university degree.

Typical titles include Ministerial Adviser, Senior Specialist, Senior Financial Adviser, Senior Adviser for Legislative Affairs and Economist. In addition, approximately a third of our personnel work in supporting positions, with titles such as Assistant, Secretary, Executive Secretary and Senior Attendant for In-house Services.

The Ministry of Finance provides an excellent vantage point over the public administration in general. We are a modern, highly competent work community with flexible HR policies. Our broad area of responsibility and international networks provide career opportunities and good preconditions for professional development, for both new graduates and experienced experts. We value people who have the desire to develop and create something new, as well as the will to succeed in future challenges.

The Ministry of Finance prepares economic and fiscal policy, drafts the annual Budget, and offers experience in tax policy matters. It is also responsible for drafting policy on the financial markets, the State's employer and human resources policy, as well as overall development of public administration and steering of IT administration within both central and local government. In addition, the Ministry of Finance is in charge of the legislative and financial requirements of local government functions. The Ministry participates in the activities of the European Union as well as several international organisations and financial institutions.

2014-10-31
Timo Moilanen works as Public Governance Specialist at the Ministry of Finance's Personnel and Governance Policy Department.
2014-10-31
Satu Könni works as Senior Officer at the Customs Unit of the Ministry of Finance's Tax Department.
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Published 2014-10-31 at 15:24, updated 2016-02-08 at 15:22

The Government Palace

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The Ministry of Finance has offices in two different locations in Helsinki, at Snellmaninkatu 1 in the Government Palace and at Mariankatu 9.

Contact information

Snellmaninkatu 1 A                       00170 Helsinki
Finland

Tel. +358 295 16001 (switchboard)

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