Clerks of various kinds who conduct general office work, including record keeping, filing, staffing service counters and other administrative staffs are generally entitled to overtime. A bookkeeping clerk processes financial transactions and recordkeeping; records transactions, posts debits and credits, produces financial statements and prepares reports and summaries for supervisors and managers; prepares bank deposits by compiling data from cashiers, verifies and balances receipts, and sends cash, checks, or other forms of payment to the bank; may also process payroll, make purchases, prepare invoices and keep track of overdue accounts are generally entitled to overtime. A personnel clerk maintains the personnel records of an organization's employees and may perform a variety of other clerical duties, including answering telephone or written inquiries, sending out announcements of job openings, issuing application forms and screening job applicants. Workers who primarily perform clerical or secretarial work, recording or tabulating data are generally non-exempt and entitled to overtime.
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