Reporting Line Analysis

crimsoneaglet

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This is either a very easy question or a very hard one, I'm not sure which.

What I have is a list of people and then alongside that, a list of the people who that person reports to. What I want to know is how many people cumulatively report into each person, including those who report into those who report into them. Example below where because Person B, C and D report to Person A, and everyone else reports to them, the number of reports Person A has is actually 25, not 4.
Employee
Manager
Person A
Super Boss
Person B
Person A
Person C
Person A
Person D
Person A
Person E
Person A
Person F
Person B
Person G
Person B
Person H
Person B
Person I
Person B
Person J
Person B
Person K
Person B
Person L
Person B
Person M
Person C
Person N
Person C
Person O
Person C
Person P
Person C
Person Q
Person C
Person R
Person C
Person S
Person C
Person T
Person C
Person U
Person D
Person V
Person D
Person W
Person D
Person X
Person D
Person Y
Person D
Person Z
Person D

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Does anyone have a solution? This is driving me mad.

Thanks!
 

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WarfritLive

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I spent way too long trying to do this with a long formula.
Just do this:

-In column B paste your Employees
-In column C paste your managers
-In cell D2 write the formula =VLOOKUP(C2,$B:$C,2,FALSE)
-Double click the thing to autofill the formula down
-Click and drag the thing to autofill to the right. Keep going until the rightmost column is N/A's
-Somewhere else make a column of the managers you want to tally (as pictured on the right).Mine is in H
-In the cell next to the manager name use the formula =COUNTIF(C:G, H2)
-Drag it down so it tallys all your managers

Boom done.
Work smarter not harder

Edit: Obviously for the tally formula you need to use whatever column is appropriate

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