The Ministry of Finance is led by Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä. He handles matters falling under the Ministry, except for matters that are covered by the Minister of Local Government and Ownership Steering
The second minister in the Ministry is Minister of Local Government and Ownership Steering Sirpa Paatero. She is responsible for matters related to local government, regional administration, personnel and governance policy, public sector ICT, the government financial controller's function and statistical services covered by the Ministry of Finance. Minister Paatero is also responsible for ownership steering.
The division of the ministers' duties was agreed when the Government was formed.
Minister of Finance
Minister of Local Government and Ownership Steering