Under the Act respecting the ministère des Finances, the Minister’s mission is to foster economic development and advise the government on financial matters.
Accordingly, as part of the role of the ministère des Finances et de l'Économie as a central organization, it advises the Minister and the government in the budgetary, fiscal, economic, financial and accounting fields.
The ministère des Finances et de l'Économie, by contributing to the rigorous management of public finances, is acknowledged as a symbol of excellence working for the economic development of Québec society as a whole.
The ministère des Finances et de l'Économie has seven broad sectors whose primary mandates are briefly described below. These sectors are backed by support units, such as the Direction générale de l’administration, the Direction des communications, the Direction du Secrétariat et de la coordination .