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State Treasury

The State Treasury develops and provides internal services for central government. It helps central government agencies and public bodies to achieve savings in their operating expenses and to boost productivity growth by offering and developing smooth and efficient internal services and by participating actively in the development of these services and processes.  The State Treasury develops services and processes in cooperation with the Finnish Government Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR, the Ministry of Finance and the government agencies. The central government internal services managed by the State Treasury are:

  • Government financing activities (e.g. central government debt management)
  • Government’s central bookkeeping, accounting and payment transactions
  • Provision and reporting of government-level financial information
  • Central government-level financial administration processes and information systems
  • Insurance coverage matching government agencies and institutions’ statutory accident insurance coverage and the related employer services
  • Support for activities designed to maintain the working capacity of central government employees
  • Promoting knowledge-based management in central government

Another significant operating area of the State Treasury is the provision of services for private citizens and businesses. These services include:

  • Compensation for military injuries
  • Criminal damages and compensation for wrongful imprisonment, compensation for certain special groups, and other compensation
  • Information services for citizens (Netra)
  • Exemption decisions
  • State inheritances

The State Treasury has office in Helsinki. It employs approximately 300 people.

Inquiries

Senior Ministerial Adviser, Financial Affairs
Tero Meltti
Tel. +358 2955 30770
firstname.lastname@vm.fi

Ministerial Adviser
Hannu Koivurinta
Tel. +358 2955 30117
firstname.lastname@vm.fi