Ministry of Finance

Our vision is ‘The Ministry of Finance secures future prospects’. We create choice for future generations by strengthening sustainable growth, taking care of public finances and fostering good governance.

The Ministry produces the Government's Budget each year, prepares the Government’s economic and fiscal policy, and provides expertise in tax policy. We are also responsible for the preparation of financial markets policy and for shaping local government legislation and local government finances.

We prepare principles for improved public governance, develop systems for managing central government finances, and set the direction for digital practices and services in the government sector. The Ministry’s broad range of responsibilities also includes human resources policy and central government employer policy.

We also engage extensively in international collaboration. This includes participation in the work of the European Union and many international organisations and financial institutions.

Work at the Ministry of Finance is genuinely meaningful: our personnel rate their work at 4.25 out of 5 for interest and challenge.

We have a well-earned reputation for the depth and breadth of our expertise

Our aim at the Ministry is to assemble the best expertise, with people who are united by a desire to move forward professionally, an ability to build and shape the future, and a will to succeed in the challenges ahead.

We employ approximately 420 people. The majority of our personnel work in various specialist roles requiring law, economics or social sciences qualifications. We have a well-earned reputation for the depth and breadth of our expertise.

With our extensive sphere of operations and international networks, we are able to offer excellent career opportunities and potential for professional advancement for everyone from entry-level professionals to experienced specialists. The average age of our staff is 46.1 years.

Values guide our work

Our values of transparency, trust and responsibility are reflected in and guide our everyday work.

We keep up with changing working methods and practices. Hybrid work is here to stay and multi-location working is the future. We offer comprehensive occupational healthcare services and sports and culture vouchers. We support our staff's work-life balance with flexible working hours and remote work opportunities.

Our workplace values equality, and we welcome applicants of different genders, ages and backgrounds.

Join us in securing the future in an inspiring workplace that provides a unique vantage point on society.
Published 2014-10-31 at 15:24, updated 2022-09-30 at 10:07

The Government Palace.

Good to know about us

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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