Top Business Spanish Vocabulary

Top Business Spanish Vocabulary – 70 Business Spanish Words

Spanish is an important language to learn for business. Spoken across many countries from Argentina to Spain, more than ever, speaking Spanish can determine a successful business relationship amongst business partners. We have listed the Top Business Spanish Phrases you will need to do business in a Spanish-speaking country and now are going to list 70 Business Spanish vocabulary words and expressions.

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Top Business Spanish Words:


Below you can find some useful business Spanish words to use in the context of the workplace. It’s quite important to notice that some words, such as Director is used differently if it’s for a man or a woman.

Jefe(a) — boss
Director(a) — director
Colega – colleague
Empresa — company
Organización – organisation
Reunión — meeting
Negocios — business deals
El negocio – the business
Contrato laboral — work contract
Personal — company staff
Recursos humanos – human resources
Consultor(a) – consultant
Acuerdo — a work agreement
Oficina — office


When managing a team, a meeting or discussing business topics it’s important to know a few keywords to make sure you are all in the same page. Have a look at a few important management Spanish words in a business context:

Gestión – management
Estrategia – the strategy
Decisión – the decision
Discusión – the discussion
Presentación – the presentation
Lluvia de ideas – brainstorming
Administración – the administration
Proceso – the process
Planificación – planning
Plan – the plan
Dirección – direction
La fecha de entrega – the deadline 


El departamento de finanzas – the finance department
Las finanzas – finance
La administración financiera – financial administration
Las finanzas corporativas – corporate finance
La rentabilidad – profitability
El riesgo – risk
El accionista / los accionistas – the shareholder / the shareholders
Los ingresos por venta – revenue 
Las ventas – sales
Los costos – costs
Costos operacionales – operating costs
Gastos – expenses
Los gastos administrativos – administrative expenses 
Los gastos de venta – selling expenses
El margen de beneficio – profit margin
Los impuestos – taxes
El interés – interest 
El flujo de efectivo – cashflow
Pagos – payments
Los activos – assets
Los pasivos – liabilities
El patrimonio neto – equity
La deuda – debt
El beneficio bruto – gross profit
El beneficio neto – net profit
Un préstamo – a loan

Marketing & sales:

El departamento de marketing – the marketing department
El departamento de ventas – the sales department
Proyecto – project
Marca – brand
Compra – purchase
Vendedor – seller
Cliente potencial – lead
Cliente – customer
Audiencia – audience
Objetivo – target
Publicidad – advertising
Anuncio – advertisement
Campaña – campaign
Alcance – reach
Seguimiento – tracking
Descuento – discount
Beneficio – profit
Facturación  – billing

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