Finnish Government Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR

The Finnish Government Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) provides financial administration and human resource services, including supplementary and specialist services. Its customers are government agencies and approximately 73,000 government employees.  

Palkeet's services are based on service-mindedness, partnership, efficient electronic processes and cost-effectiveness.  Palkeet also actively develops the processes in government administration and its own activities.

Palkeet's main office is in Joensuu and it has other offices in Hämeenlinna, Mikkeli and Pori. Palkeet employs just over 700 people. In total, its turnover exceeds EUR 50 million. Palkeet operates on a cost price basis whereby payments cover the costs of service provision and development. It develops services and processes in cooperation with its customers and with the Ministry of Finance and the State Treasury.

Palkeet began operating as an organisation in 2010, while its role as a service centre for financial and HR matters in government began in 2005.


Ministerial Adviser
Marjaana Laine
Tel. +358 2955 30304

Ministerial Adviser
Pauliina Pekonen
Tel +358 2955 30081